by Dr. Ray Self
Share the News
For many people, evangelism does not come naturally. That is why it is always done best with God’s help.
Acts 1:8 - but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses
Reasons to Share the Gospel
To Bring Glory to God:
1 Corinthians 10:31 - Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
People Are Lost:
2 Corinthians 4:4 - The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
Unbelievers Are Being Judged:
John 3:18 - He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
We Have Been Given a Ministry:
As ambassadors of Christ we have been given a ministry - 2 Corinthians 5:18 - Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation,
We Are Not Ashamed:
Romans 1:16 - I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes.
Matthew 28:19 - Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
Because You Want to Tell Others About What God Has Done in Your Life:
Psalm 96:2-3 - Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!
Luke 8:39 - "Return to your house and describe what great things God has done for you." So he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city what great things Jesus had done for him."
Because You Love People:
Matthew 9:36 - Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd.
Matthew 9:37 - Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few."
Three Easy Steps to Sharing Christ