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1
Diane Avenue Church of Christ
  • Evangelism 101
  • Mark 1615-20
  • Matthew 2818-20

2
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • It's a process where you take the advantage of
    opportunities to share what you know about Jesus
    and his Gospel with others.

3
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • This leads us to another pertinent question...
  • What is the purpose of Evangelism?

4
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • What is the purpose of Evangelism?
  • Sharing what we know about Jesus is for the
    purpose of leading people into a personal
    relationship with God.
  • It is my hope that by working our way
    systematically through these lessons, you will
    gain an understanding of several techniques and
    methods for doing this effectively.

5
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • What it is? and What isn't it?
  • Please do not be confused. Evangelism is not a
    method or a program.
  • Often, When the word is mentioned, people get
    mental pictures of putting up a tent, going door
    to door, waving a Bible on a street corner and so
    on. Some of these methods are valid ways to reach
    those who need to hear, but at the heart of the
    matter is the idea of building relationships
    between people and God.

6
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • It is God's greatest desire to spend the rest of
    eternity with you and me. That is an awesome
    truth that people need to know!!
  • Why?
  • Today people have many questions about life
    especially our young folks. Just look a the
    social media i.e. Facebook, Twitter, My Space .
    But there are very few equipped to give answers.

7
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The awesome truth is this
  • Genesis 127
  • So God created mankind in his own image,
  • in the image of God he created them
  • male and female he created them.

8
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The awesome truth is he loves us
  • 1 John 419
  • We love because he first loved us.
  • The awesome truth is
  • John 316
  • For God so loved the world that he gave his one
    and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall
    not perish but have eternal life.

9
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The awesome truth is the world does not love us
  • 1 John 215-17
  • 15 Do not love the world or anything in the
    world. If anyone loves the world, love for the
    Father is not in them. 16 For everything in the
    worldthe lust of the flesh, the lust of the
    eyes, and the pride of lifecomes not from the
    Father but from the world. 17 The world and its
    desires pass away, but whoever does the will of
    God lives forever.

10
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • But who is going to tell them? Who is going to
    share this " good news "
  • I don't want to get into in-depth word studies at
    this point, but we do need to know where the word
    came from in order to understand it's importance
    to us today.
  • The word 'Evangelism' does not actually appear in
    the Scriptures. The word 'Evangelist' does.

11
What if someone ask me a question?
  • Questions from a lay person 1
  • Why do we need to understand God's word?
  • How do we know that the answers to our questions
    are real, How do I know I am taking the right
    road and not being deceived?
  • There are so many religions out there what is the
    truth. Some think its better not to do nothing at
    all.

12
What if I dont like them?
  • Have you ever met or know someone who is just
  • Unlovable? You just dont want to be around??
  • Well Jesus teaches us to love even when the
    people around us seem to be contrary to our
    faith. Jesus lived out what he taught. Christ
    loved us enough to die for us while we were still
    sinners (Rom. 58). Can you love others as Christ
    loved us?
  • 1 John 31414 We know that we have passed from
    death to life, because we love each other. Anyone
    who does not love remains in death.

13
What is an Evangelist?
  • So what is an evangelist?
  • Strong's 2999- 1) a bringer of good tidings, an
    evangelist
  • 2) the name given to the NT heralds of salvation
    through Christ who are not apostles
  • By definition, an evangelist is "a preacher of
    the Gospel."
  • (We will discuss this in more detail lesson 103)

14
What did Jesus really tell us?
  • In the Bible, Jesus gives a command to His
    disciples that
  • carries down to our generation.
  • "Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to
    every creature." Mark 1615
  • Preach the Gospel! What Does That Mean?

15
What if I dont really understand the Gospel?
Someone might ask me to explain it?
  • The Gospel, the good news, at it's core is simply
    the fact that Jesus Christ died on a cross for
    the sins of all mankind, buried and rose again on
    the third day.
  • Because of this single act of love and mercy on
    the part of God, we have the opportunity and
    privilege of coming into a personal relationship
    with Him.

16
I knew there was a catch!
  • There are some conditions however

17
Well Maybe
  • If we will...
  • accept the sacrifice that was made for us
  • confess our sins to God (this might be hard)
  • turn away (repent) of those sins and
  • go forward, obeying His Word, the Bible, (harder
    yet!)
  • So the "good news" has conditions.. Why? Let's
    ask ourselves what has the Gospel done for you!

18
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • then...
  • we are promised an eternal home in Heaven with
    Him.
  • Whew!!
  • That's quite a lot to absorb in such a short
    time.
  • Don't worry, our next step is taking our time to
    learn more about what the Gospel message really
    is. 
  • Take Your Time to learn this. This is the basis
    for any other topic that you will ever encounter
    in evangelism or Christian life. Build on a good
    foundation and let the Holy Spirit expand your
    understanding..

19
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Let's read
  • Romans 11-7
  • Romans 115-18

20
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • In his letter to the churches in Rome,
  • 1 7. Paul formally introduces himself to the
    churches at Rome, for this is the first direct
    contact he has had with them. He gives his
    credentials and shows the centrality of Jesus
    Christ in Gods gospel for the world. He works
    not in his own right but as a servant at the
    disposal of his King and Lord. Servant (literally
    slave) and of devotion to the worship and
    service of God (e. g. Ps. 1131). Pauls
    apostolic task is not a career of his own
    choosing but his response to the summons of God,
    who has singled him out like Jeremiah to be His
    herald (cf. Gal. 115 Jer. 15). 2 4. That the
    gospel which is of God is proof that it was no
    new- fangled human idea but His own OT promises
    come true. Gods mighty act in raising Jesus
    from the dead also authenticated the gospel.

21
WWhat is Evangelism? Simply put... lis Simply
put...
  • Gal. 115
  • Jer. 15
  • 15 But when God, who set me apart from my
    mothers womb and called me by his grace, was
    pleased
  • 5 Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
  • before you were born I set you apart
  • I appointed you as a prophet to the nations

22
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The Gospel Anyone Can Understand
  • Jesus said, "Go into all the world and preach the
    Gospel to every creature." Mark 1615
  • So what is it that Jesus was talking about and
    what was the understanding of the first century
    church apostles about the message?

23
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Lets read Acts 1034-48

24
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The Gospel Is Good News
  • The word Gospel, as used in the New Testament,
    means "a good message" or "to announce good
    news".
  • For our task of Evangelism, leading others into
    relationship with Jesus, we must determine what
    this good news could be.

25
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Gospel vs. Gospels Just so we are not confused,
    there is a difference between the above mentioned
    terms. The "Gospel" is the message that we are
    going to learn about here and present to people
    who need a relationship with Jesus.
  • The "Gospels" are what we call the first four
    books of the New Testament Matthew, Mark, Luke
    and John. These four books chronicle Jesus'
    birth, life on earth, death and resurrection.
  • "Teaching them to observe all things that I
    have commanded you." Matthew 2820

26
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • 1615 Jesus told his disciples to go into all the
    world, telling everyone that he had paid the
    penalty for sin and that those who believe in him
    can be forgiven and live eternally with God.
    Christians today in all parts of the world are
    telling this Good News to people who havent
    heard about Christ. The driving power that
    carries missionaries around the world and sets
    Christs church in motion is the faith that comes
    from the Resurrection.

27
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Do you ever feel as though you dont have the
    skill or determination to be a witness for
    Christ? You must personally realize that Jesus
    rose from the dead and lives for you today. As
    you grow in your relationship with Christ, he
    will give you both the opportunities and the
    inner strength to tell his message. (remember
    Peter)

28
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Take a mental break ... That's a lot to absorb

29
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The Gospel - A Summary
  • Part 1 - God loves us and wants an eternal
    relationship with us
  • Part 2 - Man disobeyed and fell away from
    intimate relationship with God
  • Part 3 - God has a plan to get us back into right
    relationship that involves sacrifice
  • Part 4 - Jesus makes the sacrifice for us
  • Part 5 - We only need to accept Jesus' sacrifice
    and repent (turn away) from our disobedience
    (sin) in order to come back into right
    relationship with God

30
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Part 1 - God Loves Us
  • Part of the Good News that Jesus preached was
    that God is a loving God who wants an eternal
    relationship with every human being.
  • I've included a few references for us to begin
    with. Remember, Bible study is a life long
    endeavor. You don't have to "know everything"
    before you are able to share what you already
    know..

31
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Use these verses as a starting point to
    understanding God's love toward us.
  • Luke 1511-32 - The Prodigal Son
  • John 3 16 - 17 - God Loves the World
  • Luke 13 34-35 - Jesus Weeps Over The People Of
    Jerusalem
  • Romans 58 - While we were still sinners, God
    loved us enough to offer a sacrifice for us.
  • 1 Timothy 21-6 - Paul teaches Timothy that God
    desires all of mankind to be saved, through Jesus
    Christ..

32
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Read through these verses and prayerfully
    consider what is being said. It is crucial that
    you understand this point in order to better
    comprehend the rest of the Gospel message. If God
    is not a loving God who cares about you and
    desires a relationship with you, then the rest of
    the message would make no sense at all. 

33
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The Good News Continues
  • Once we gain an understanding of God's incredible
    love for us, the rest of the good news story
    really begins to make sense.

34
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Witnessing Tips

35
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Witnessing Tip 1 As you begin to share the good
    news with people, you will soon realize that each
    person has a different level of current
    understanding and will need a different starting
    point in the message of the Gospel.
  • In these lessons, I am trying to give you a
    overview of God's Love, Why we need Salvation,
    How Jesus offers us that Salvation and what we
    need to do in order to receive His Salvation. Let
    the Holy Spirit guide you in where you need to
    begin this message with each individual. Each
    part of the message builds on the other

36
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Part 2 - The Gospel Explains Why We Need
    Salvation
  • The good news story of the Bible starts from the
    very
  • beginning.
  • In Genesis, Chapters One and Two, we learn about
    God's perfect creation. I will not go in depth
    about the creation at this time, except to
    mention that in this account, we see that man is
    the only thing created in God's image. It makes
    us special and set apart from the rest of
    creation.

37
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Adam and Eve were the first two humans and they
    were only given one rule to follow, "But of the
    tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou
    shalt not eat of it..." Genesis 217
  • In Genesis Chapter Three, we find the story about
    how Adam and Eve disobeyed God, ate from the tree
    and caused the disobedience (sin) to enter into
    the world . This sin or disobedience to God
    creates a separation in the intimate relationship
    that Adam had with God. They heard the voice of
    the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of
    the day..." Genesis 38
  • .

38
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • So far, not such good news!
  • God puts them out of the Garden of Eden to
    protect them from eating from the Tree of Life,
    because He does not want them to live for
    eternity separated in relationship from Him. Even
    in the process of sending them out of the garden,
    we see an expression of God's love for them. Adam
    and Eve had created clothes from fig leaves Gen.
    37. God replaces their ill-advised clothing
    choice with new clothes made from animal skins.
    Thereby beginning this relationship with a
    sacrifice. Genesis 321 (note to self two stories)

39
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Part 3 - Sacrifice Is Necessary For Forgiveness
    Of Sin
  • All through the Old Testament, we see the pattern
    of animal sacrifice necessary for the atonement
    (forgiveness) of sin. Specifically, sheep are
    mentioned as the animal that God required for the
    atonement sacrifice.
  • Here is a simplified explanation of the process.
    The animal was placed on an altar. The one
    seeking forgiveness placed their hands on the
    animal and confessed their sin, in effect,
    transferring their sin to the animal and
    sacrificed it as an offering to God

40
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • A few points to consider The animal was of great
    value to the owner who was performing the
    sacrifice. The sheep had to be the most valuable
    in the flock because it had to be perfect, no
    blemishes.

41
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Part 4 - Jesus Makes The Sacrifice For Us
  • In the Scriptures, Jesus is referred to as "The
    Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the
    world." John 129
  • He lived a sinless life, making Him a lamb
    "without blemish." Even the Roman officials could
    not find fault with Him. "I find in Him no fault
    at all." (Pilate) John 1838
  • The others who were crucified with Him also
    acknowledged His lifestyle. "...this man has done
    nothing amiss." Luke 2341

42
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The birth, life, death and resurrection of the
    Messiah, the Savior, the Christ, was declared by
    the prophets centuries before. Jesus fulfilled
    all of their prophecies.
  • The Scriptures also tell us that Jesus willingly
    took upon Himself all of the sin of the world,
    thereby offering Himself as a sacrifice for us.
    "He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us,
    that we might become the righteousness of God in
    Him." 2 Corinthians 521

43
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Also read all of Romans Chapter 5
  • The Apostle Paul states the good news best in
    Romans 58,
  • "God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that
    while we were still sinners, Christ died for us."

44
Another Question
  • Lay persons Question 2- since Jesus died for our
    sins, everyone.. Correct, He fulfilled the
    prophecies, correct,
  • He made the ultimate sacrifice .. Correct
  • If I believe this to be true why then do I need
    to do anything else.
  • Am I not saved by the sacrifice that Jesus
    made.???

45
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Part 5 - The Really Good News
  • Because Jesus made the sacrifice for us, there is
    a way for us to come into right relationship with
    God!
  • Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth and the
    life no man comes to the Father but by me." John
    146
  • Jesus' sacrifice on the cross opens a door for
    our access into the Kingdom of God. So, what do
    we need to do in order to go through that door.

46
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • "Repent (turn away from your sin), and be
    baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus
    Christ for the remission (forgiveness) of sins,
    and you will receive the gift of the Holy Ghost."
    Acts 238
  • This was the Apostle Peter's reply to the people
    when they asked, "What shall we do?"

47
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Witnessing Tip 2
  • Many people try to begin witnessing to others
    with the part of the message that includes
    repentance. Many people do not understand the
    idea of repentance or turning away from sin
    because they have no concept of what sin is. At
    times, you will need a way to take non-believers
    through all five parts of the process in order
    for them to understand their need for a
    relationship with God. Become familiar with the
    reason "why" we need salvation. Build on a solid
    foundation.

48
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Many people have come to know the Lord through a
    series of Scriptures in the book of Romans.
    Commonly called, "The Roman Road to Salvation"
    these Scriptures give a quick reference outline
    to the Gospel message.
  • Romans 323 - "For all have sinned and come short
    of the glory of God...
  • Establishes the fact that we are ALL sinners who
    are separated from God.

49
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Romans 623 - "For the wages of sin is death but
    the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus
    Christ or Lord."
  • Separated from God means the penalty of death
    (Hell) Reference Revelation 2010-15. God gives
    us a gift that we do not deserve through the
    sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
  • Lets read Rev. 2010-15

50
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Romans 58 - "God demonstrates His own love
    toward us, in that while we were still sinners,
    Christ died for us."
  • Again, we are shown the sacrifice made on our
    behalf, illustrating God's great love for us and
    His desire to be with us for the rest of eternity.

51
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Romans 1013 - "Whoever calls on the name of the
    Lord will be saved."
  • Repentance, submitting, following the teaching of
    Jesus Christ is required for salvation. Saved
    from what? Saved from an eternity separated from
    God. Saved to what? Saved to an eternal home in
    heaven, described in Revelation 211-7 , Lets
    read
  • For this is what it is all about!

52
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Don't Forget The Resurrection
  • Before we move on to different tools and methods
    that you can use to share the good news message
    of Jesus, let's consider the rest of the story.
  • The fact that Jesus came and died for our sins is
    truly good news. But, if the story about Jesus
    coming and dying on the cross as a sacrifice for
    us ended with His burial in a tomb, where would
    we be?

53
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • We would not be any better off than the people of
    Old Testament times because we would need to
    continue offering sacrifices!
  • In John 219, Jesus makes a bold statement,
  • "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will
    raise it up."
  • Jesus often spoke in parables (stories that had a
    hidden spiritual meaning). In this case, the
    people listening to Him thought He was talking
    about a building, but Jesus was really referring
    to Himself.

54
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • He was telling them that He would rise again
    after being crucified.
  • The Apostle John describes his encounter with
    Jesus in Revelation 18
  • "I am He that lives and was dead and behold, I
    am alive forevermore, Amen and have the keys of
    hell and of death."

55
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Because Jesus rose again on the third day, we no
    longer are required to offer animal sacrifices on
    altars. Jesus was the final sacrifice! It is an
    awesome message of love, sacrifice, grace and
    power. Study it. Memorize it. Share it with
    others and they will be transformed by the power
    of a loving and merciful God!!
  • Remember that this is just a starting point for
    your study on The Good News. There is much more
    to learn and apply to our lives. As a matter of
    fact, it is a life-long, never-ending learning
    process.

56
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Once again, I would like to remind you that you
    do not need to "know everything" before you begin
    to share the good news with others. Your most
    powerful witnessing tool is your own testimony.
    The story of how God changed your life, how you
    came to an understanding of God's love and
    provision for you, is one of the most effective
    and natural ways of sharing the Gospel with
    others. It's good news to you and it will be good
    news to others.

57
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The Great Commission!!
  • What is it and what does it have to do with me?
  • The command given to the first century disciples
    by Jesus
  • and passed on to us as believers, can be found in
    two parts.
  • The first part is found in Mark 1615-20
  • "Go into all the world and preach the Gospel."

58
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Jesus' instruction to us is to go and share the
    Good News about Him with everyone that we meet.
    The first step in being successful at carrying
    out God's instructions to us is to engage
    ourselves in the exercise of Evangelism.

59
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The second part of Jesus' command to us can be
    found in
  • Matthew 2818-20
  • "Go and teach or make disciples of all
    nations..."
  • Jesus tells them that in addition to sharing the
    Gospel and leading people into an understanding
    of who He is, it is also their responsibility to
    "make disciples."
  • This process is a little more time intensive. It
    means investing yourself in the life of another
    human being in order to help them understand how
    to follow after Jesus and obey His teachings.

60
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • The marriage of the two parts of Jesus'
    instructions to His followers has been passed
    down to us through the Scriptures and the
    writings of the first century church.
  • It is important to understand that it is the
    responsibility of each and every Christian to
    help carry out this wonderful plan for saving
    souls and making disciples.

61
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Discipleship
  • The Great Commission - Part Two
  • Making Converts vs. True Discipleship
  • True Discipleship takes more effort than just a
    surface knowledge of who Jesus is.
  • Converts are people who have just received or
    accepted the fact that Jesus is the Messiah, the
    Savior.
  • Disciples are those who not only believe it, but
    are pursuing a deeper relationship with Jesus,
    seeking to follow in His footsteps and apply His
    teachings to their everyday lives.

62
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • One of the key ingredients to producing the
    intended result is time. You must invest time in
    those whom you lead to the Lord, in order to help
    them understand and apply the teachings of Jesus.

63
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • What Is My Role?
  • Let's take a more in depth look at what Jesus
    actually said to His followers in Matthew
    2818-20
  • "All power is given to me in heaven and in
    earth." verse 18
  • Jesus declares that He has the authority to give
    the command that is to follow.

64
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • "Go therefore, and teach all nations (make
    disciples of all nations), baptizing them in the
    name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the
    Holy Spirit" verse 19
  • Some translations use the phrase "teach all
    nations" others use "make disciples of all
    nations". Either way the idea is the same. Once
    someone comes to understand who Jesus is, it is
    necessary to teach them how to follow His
    teachings and obey His commands, for their own
    benefit.

65
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • "Teaching them to observe all things that I have
    commanded you," verse 20
  • Jesus gives a clear instruction on what to teach
    them. We are to teach the things that Jesus
    taught, about Himself, heaven, daily living,
    relationships, money, etc.
  • It is therefore vital for us to study Jesus'
    teachings in the Gospels Matthew, Mark, Luke and
    John, in order to gain an understanding for our
    own lives and in order to effectively and
    correctly teach others to be followers of Jesus
    Christ.

66
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Special Note - It is also worthy to note here
    that we are not trying to make members for "our
    church", but our focus is on helping people to
    follow Jesus. The result of that endeavor may be
    that more people attend church with us, but our
    primary goal needs to be leading them to Jesus
    and His teachings.

67
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • More Good News
  • In the final part of verse 20, Jesus declares,
  • "I am with you always, even to the end of the
    age."
  • Jesus gives us The Great Commission and authority
    to carry it out, but gives us the assurance that
    we do not have to do it alone. He is with us!!

68
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • Pray about how God would use you to carry out The
    Great Commission. Let the Holy Spirit guide you
    to the people that need to hear the message from
    you. If God leads you to a task, He will also
    equip you to carry it out.
  • God wants you to be equipped to reach others for
    Him. The fact that He led you here is a signal
    that He wants to use you in His service!
  • Study to show yourself approved unto God, a
    workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly
    dividing the word of truth." 2Timothy 215

69
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • How To Develop Your Personal Testimony Into An
    Effective Witnessing Tool
  • The Word "testimony", simply means "a witness." A
    witness tells about what he/she has personally
    seen and heard.
  • Your testimony, your story, is simply what you
    have heard and seen God do in your own life.

70
What is Evangelism? Simply put...
  • This is the most powerful tool that you have at
    your disposal for sharing the Gospel of Jesus
    Christ.
  • Too often, though, people only think about their
    salvation experience when sharing their story.
    Would you agree that since that miraculous event,
    God has done some wonderful things in your life.
    We must consider these things if we are going to
    be successful at reaching others with our own
    story.

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  • Here's 3 steps that will help you to organize
    your thoughts
  • Write everything down.
  • This exercise helps us to remember the details
    about the things that God has done for us.
  • Start with writing down everything that you can
    remember about how you came to know Jesus as your
    personal Savior.
  • a) Who was involved in the process?
  • b) What did God save you from?
  • c) What did it feel like to make that decision?

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  • Take your time. Think through the process. You'll
    be surprised at the things you remember.
  • 2) Make a list of major events in your life, then
    identify how God was involved.
  • a) What did you learn from these situations?
  • b) What principles from God's Word did you apply
    to help you through these events?
  • You will probably learn new things while you are
    going through this process!
  • 3) Think about how God helps you in day to day
    life. Begin to keep a journal.

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  • How Will Doing All Of This Turn Your Story Into A
    Witnessing Tool?
  • You will begin to recognize opportunities to
    minister to others. God will bring people across
    your path that need to hear your stories. You
    will have something in common. God's answers to
    your life issues will become a starting point for
    conversation, sometimes leading to a direct
    opportunity to lead them to the Lord.

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  • Writing down your testimony is not about
    memorizing a speech, but reminding yourself about
    how God has interacted with you through times of
    joy and times of trial. He will do the same for
    others.

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  • Your story should lead the hearer to God's Word.
    Show them the Biblical principle behind how God
    interacted with you. Let them know that God wants
    a relationship with them, too. Tell them how to
    start that relationship by accepting Jesus'
    sacrifice and surrendering their lives to Him.
    Then, help them to follow through on their
    decision by beginning to disciple them, sharing
    what you know about Jesus and inviting them to
    get involved in Bible studies and participating
    in a local church.

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  • Conclusion
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