Why we evangelise: Goal 2

Making the way of salvation known (among all ethnic groups) We are commanded multiple times in the Bible to tell of God’s salvation. The Israelites in the Old Testament were commanded to speak of all his wonderful acts (See Psalm 67; 145). The revelation about the gospel of God was not complete in the OldContinue reading “Why we evangelise: Goal 2”

Why we evangelize #Goal 1

The manifestation of the glory and grace of God It was Voetius, the theologian who said that the first goal for mission work to the unconverted is the display or the manifestation of the glory and grace of God. All of creation exists for the glory of God. We see this truth all over Scripture.Continue reading “Why we evangelize #Goal 1”

Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 12). Private and corporate prayer

Private and corporate prayer It is very clear in the gospel that we must know that the power of the conversion of sinners is not in us, but in God. Our sufficiency is not in us but in God and from God. Blessed are the meek for they shall be inherit the earth (Matthew 5:5).Continue reading “Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 12). Private and corporate prayer”

Biblical foundations for evangelism (Part 11). The need for holiness and purity.

The need for purity and holiness in the evangelist’s life In this day and age it is essential for any Christian, but especially the Christian worker and evangelist to be holy and keep himself pure. We hear of so many pastors and leaders who fall into sexual sins and ruin their ministries. King David, SamsonContinue reading “Biblical foundations for evangelism (Part 11). The need for holiness and purity.”

The Secret to a life of blessing: Abiding in Christ

John 15:1-17 1)I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. 2)Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3)Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. 4)AbideContinue reading “The Secret to a life of blessing: Abiding in Christ”

Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 10) The baptism and power of the Holy Spirit

10 The baptism, power and anointing of the Holy Spirit Some people think that the baptism of the Holy Spirit must include speaking in unknown languages. They appeal to the book of Acts chapter two when the Holy Spirit was poured out as a powerful reality upon the church. We do believe that we liveContinue reading “Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 10) The baptism and power of the Holy Spirit”

Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 9) Knowing God savingly

When we look at the people God has used in the Old and New Testament we see they were people who knew God personally and were called by God for the work of evangelism. In the Old Testament Moses were called to lead the people out of Egypt and he later wrote the first fiveContinue reading “Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 9) Knowing God savingly”

Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 8) The love of God

The love of God The love of God is not just a fluffy, warm feeling. It is revealed in a Person, the Godman – Christ Jesus. According to the theologian Wayne Grudem, the love of God means that God eternally gives of himself to others and continues to give Himself to those who believe. TheContinue reading “Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 8) The love of God”

Biblical Foundations for Evangelism: (Part 7) The gospel of God

7. The gospel of God While Jesus Christ was on this earth He began His public ministry with the words: “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel” (Mark‬ ‭1:15‬ ‭ESV‬‬). When Paul wrote his letter to the Christians in Rome he said the following:Continue reading “Biblical Foundations for Evangelism: (Part 7) The gospel of God”

Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 6)

The law and judgement of God The best way to know our own lostness and depravity before God is to look deeply into the law of God and especially the Ten Commandments. By the law of God I mean the first 5 books of the Bible (The Torah), Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. TheContinue reading “Biblical Foundations for Evangelism (Part 6)”