How is the Holy Spirit teaching us to be evangelists today? How do we end the stigma of what was in turning so many away?
• God wants you to witness, although it may be different than what we have been taught previously
• One preacher will speak a thousand words to bring in one convert, those during the New Testament church age spoke one word and thousands were saved
• In the New Testament church age, no one went out to talk about themselves, but to talk about Jesus, the Christ
• As we become as He is, then we can impart to others who He is • It is about who we are, not a doctrine
42 And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they kept right on teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.
35 But Paul and Barnabas stayed in Antioch, teaching and preaching with many others also, the word of the Lord.
Acts 18:11, 25
11 And he settled there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
25 This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things concerning Jesus, being acquainted only with the baptism of John;
31 preaching the kingdom of God and teaching concerning the Lord Jesus Christ with all openness, unhindered.
2 John 9
9 Anyone who goes too far and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God; the one who abides in the teaching, he has both the Father and the Son.
2 Corinthians 3:2, 3 (NKJV)
2 You are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read by all men;
3 clearly you are an epistle of Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of flesh, that is, of the heart.
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,
2 Timothy 4:2
2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
2 Timothy 2:2, 15
2 The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
15 Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.
New American Standard Bible: 1995 update. (1995). La Habra, CA: The Lockman Foundation.