Disciples of Christ are commissioned and empowered by His Holy Spirit to love. True love is selfless, patient, kind, does not boast, is not arrogant, does not behave rudely, does not seek its own and manifests itself in action toward others (1 Cor 13:4-8). Followers of Christ are to be salt and light (Matt 5:16) to an insipid and corrupt world and should cultivate a sincere desire to lovingly share the good news of Jesus Christ. The good news is that Christ paid the penalty for sin for all those who repent and entirely trust in Him.
Biblical Evangelism Study
The study notes for this series are available below along with corresponding audio sessions. To listen to a lesson, simply click on the speaker icon in the left column. To view the study notes, please click on the lesson title.
|What is Biblical Evangelism? What is it not.||July 3, 2005|
|Biblical Motivation to Evangelize||July 10, 2005||Matt 5:13-16|
|Learning to Love||July 17, 2005||2 Tim 2:10|
|Be Imitators - Part 1||July 31, 2005||Phil 3:17|
|Be Imitators - Part 2||August 7, 2005||3 John 1:11|
|What is the Church?||August 14, 2005||Matt 16:13-18|
|The Church's Responsibility and Purpose||August 21, 2005||Acts 2:40-47|
|The Modern Gospel||August 28, 2005||Gal 1:6-10|
|True and False Conversion||September 4, 2005||Mark 4:2-9|
|The Forgotten Key to Biblical Evangelism - Part 1||September 11, 2005||Luke 11:52|
|The Forgotten Key to Biblical Evangelism - Part 2||September 18, 2005||2 Cor 7:10|
|The Function of God's Law - Part 1||October 2, 2005|
|The Function of God's Law - Part 2||October 9, 2005||John 4:3-24|
|How to Witness||October 16, 2005||Gal 3:24|
|The Greatest Commandment||October 23, 2005||Mark 12:30|
|The Decalogue||October 30, 2005||Exodus 20:2-17|
|An Ally in Enemy Territory||November 13, 2005||Selected Texts|
|The Shameful Message||November 20, 2005||1 Cor 1:18-31|
|The Sword and Our Defense||November 27, 2005||1 Peter 3:15|
|The Unapologetic Apology||December 4, 2005||1 Cor 10:5|
|Defeating the Wisdom of the Areopagus||December 11, 2005||Acts 17:16-23|
|Defeating the Wisdom of the Areopagus - Part 2||December 18, 2005||Acts 17:16-23|
|Defeating the Wisdom of the Areopagus - Part 3||January 15, 2006||Acts 17:16-23|
|Scripture and Reason||January 22, 2006||Acts 17:28|
|Cultivating a Heart of Compassion||January 29, 2006||(selected text)|
Sovereignty of God in Salvation by Charles Spurgeon
Small excerpt of Charles Spurgeon concerning the theology of God's sovereignty and our responsibility to evangelize.
Scripture Verses to Memorize for Evangelism
This is a list of Scriptures that are very helpful when witnessing. The word of God ought to be in hearts and readily available to our minds when we share the precious message of God's grace through Jesus Christ our Lord.
A Religious Survey
This is a systematic guideline that Adam Jaso compiled. It is very helpful to think through each step along the way and to keep in mind the Scripture that is related to each point.
The following are tracts that Trinity Bible Church makes freely available for download and use.
INSPIRING, EQUIPPING, FULFILLING. That is our three-fold vision and call to action. It is our vision to Inspire and Equip Christians in Fulfilling the Great Commission. Our mission is to accomplish this through training and evangelism outreaches like The Way of the Master television program, our Heart Changer documentaries, our daily The Comfort Zone show, Aguas Vivientes, the online School of Biblical Evangelism, Living Waters speakers, and all of our unique tracts, CDs, DVDs, and other evangelism resources. Likewise, our desire is that you would take what God gives you through this ministry and do the same within your church and community - Inspire, Equip, and Fulfill. The call for evangelism is clear. Have you answered that call? (quote from website)
Join more than 16,000 students from around the world who have gone through the school . . . from Norway, England, Iceland, Israel, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Argentina, Pakistan, China, Australia, Holland, South Korea, Africa, Greece, Malaysia, France, Singapore and the United States.
Study at your own pace. If you miss some time, just pick up where you left off. Each lesson takes about 20-40 minutes (depending on how in-depth you study it). The course may be started at any time as each lesson goes by number rather than by date. We are available to answer your questions during the course via e-mail, and many questions can be answered through interaction with other students on the forum and chat room. (quote from website)
"150,000 people die every 24 hours—most without the Savior. We are deeply concerned that so few Christians reach out to the lost. Statistics show that this is as low as 5%. One of the reasons for this is that many don't feel equipped. As a ministry, our sole purpose is to inspire and equip Christians—to teach them how to share the gospel simply, effectively, biblically . . . the way Jesus did. "The Way of the Master" is non-denominational. We believe and preach that the Bible is the Word of God, and that Jesus Christ is God manifest in the flesh, crucified for the sin of the world, and that He rose again on the third day. We believe and teach that salvation is by grace, through faith, and not of works." (quote from website)
Evangelism Explosion is a ministry that trains people how to share their faith in Christ and how to bring people from unbelief to belief. It utilizes a variety of components including prayer, actual on-the-job training where the experienced lead the inexperienced, and the principle of spiritual multiplication.
HeartCry does not sell these resources but lists several good titles to consider. "The HeartCry Missionary Society exists to glorify God through the establishment of biblical churches by equipping and mobilizing indigenous churches and missionaries in the least evangelized areas of the world."
This is a list of all resources on evangelism by Desiring God Ministries.