Sermons on Evangelism
God gave his people sizable standards – Exodus 25:8-9 God gave his people specific schematics – Exodus 26:1-6 God gave his people special skills – Exodus 31:1-11 God’s plan was to commune with His covenant people. – Exodus 25:22 God gave us a clear commission – Matthew 28:18-20a God gave us a ginormous goal – Matthew 28:19 God gave us a meaningful message – John 3:16 As we fulfill God’s purpose, His presence will be palpable. – Matthew 28:20b
God alongside us. God with us. God in us. 1 Corinthians 6:19 Galatians 2:20 Hebrews 13:20-21 What is your relationship status with God today?
The Forerunner of Christ – John the Baptist Strange clothes Strange diet Strange method Strange Message John 1:35-46 Matthew 4:18-20 Occupation – Fishermen 1 Corinthians 1:26-27 Invitation – “Come, follow me” Luke 9:57-62 Transformation – “I will make you fishers of men” Summation – Immediately dropped nets and followed Andrews actions had a domino effect Peter, his brother Peter became a follower Peter preached on Day of Pentecost & 3000 people baptized The church in Jerusalem was scattered due to…
You can’t hide and heal at the same time. Name Change = Simon meaning reed to Peter meaning rock Jesus wants to overcome our fear with faith Many times, our failures want to displace our faith Jesus shows up to offer forgiveness after failure Peter learned that faith would allow for him to overcome his fear and failures so that he could experience freedom What is a part of your 10% that you hold back from God? My fourth of five: ________
Paul walked into a confrontational situation. Paul spoke boldly the truth of Christ. Paul used truth to confuse the confused. Using the confrontational method: Know the Word. Know your audience. Know the power of the Holy Spirit. My third of five: ___________________
Luke 3 John said don’t collect more than told to, Luke 19 Zacchaeus admitted to taking more. Matthew 5; Luke 15, 18, 19 they were not to be people you associated with Jesus broke the quarantine tape and Matthew responded At Matthew’s invitation, Jesus walked into a contagious situation As Matthew hosted, Jesus sat comfortably with infectious people How to evangelize in contagious situations: Go in prayer – Luke 10 Go in twos – Luke 10 Go in love –…
Philip had a realistic attitude – John 6:1-7 Philip had a show-me mentality – John 14:8-11 Philip had a quest for knowledge – John 1:43-51 With the words, “Follow me,” Philip started an unlikely journey that would test his faith and ultimately have him praying and believing in the Messiah. – Acts 1:13-14 My first of five: _____________________
2 Kings 5:1-15 Naaman was a man of great power The Jewish slaves taken in war were powerless Naaman was a man of great possessions Jewish slaves only possessed what was in their heart and mind Naaman was a man of great pride The Jewish slaves took pride in who they served The power of God comes in one size, and it fits all
Matthew 28:19,20 Who did Jesus commission to go make disciples of all nations? Who put Jesus on the cross? Why did Jesus suffer and die? God is asking, “Who shall I send?” and “Who will go?” What is our answer?