Evangelism

Why and How We Should Witness

Why should we witness?

1. Jesus commanded us to do so. Mt. 28:18-20; Acts 1:8

 

2. It is part of who we are. Eph. 1:23; 2 Cor. 5:20

 

3. God’s people are God’s method. 2 Cor. 5:20; Rom. 10:14-15

 

4. People are lost without Christ. 2 Thess. 1:8-10; Rev. 21

 

5. Christ is the only means of salvation. Acts 4:12; Jn. 14:6

 

6. We are to follow the example of Jesus. Luke 5:32

 

7. Witnessing helps to reinforce what we have. Philemon 6

 

How do we witness?

1. Example. Mt. 5:14-16

 

2. Prayer. 2 Cor. 4:4

 

3. Words. Romans 10:14-15; 1 Peter 3:15

a. Questions. Mk. 8:27

b. Testimony. Acts 22; Acts 26

c. Defense/Apologetics. 1 Peter 3:15

d. Listening. James 1:19

e. Plan of salvation. Romans 10:14-15

i. Creation

ii. Fall

iii. Jesus

iv. Cross

v. Repentance and Faith.

vi. Prayer

 

4. Deeds. Acts 2:41-47; Mt. 5:16

 

5. Literature. Romans 10:14-15; Isa. 55:10-11

 

6. Exposure to Believers. Acts 2:41-47

 

7. Church/special events. Acts 2:41-47

 

8. Movies. 1 Cor. 9:22

 

9. Internet resources. 1 Cor. 9:22

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