Sermons on Evangelism

The Beat of a Different Drum
Part 4: The Heartbeat of Unity

The Beat of a Different Drum Part 4: The Heartbeat of Unity John 17:20-23 (NIV) “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. I have given them the glory that you gave…

Galatians Part 5: Living To Make A Difference

Galatians Part 5: Living To Make A Difference Chapter 1: The two gospels (grace and works). Chapter 2: We will swing between them until we die to self. Chapter 3: Paul re-explains the Gospel (Abraham’s promise). Chapter 4: God wanted a Father-Son relationship with us. Chapter 5: God father’s us by the leadings of His Spirit. Chapter 6: We are to use our lives to make a difference. Galatians 6:1, 2, 9-10 (NIV) Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught…

Stop Look Listen Part 2: How Do I Win People To Jesus

Stop Look Listen Part 2: How Do I Win People To Jesus As a Christian, Palm Sunday is a time for us to reflect on how we can follow in Christ’s footsteps. How we can develop a passion for the one thing Jesus was so passionate about. Matthew 4:19 (TPT) Jesus said, “Come and follow me, and I will transform you into men who catch people for God.” “Evangelism” often has a negative connotation: We think of yelling preachers, uncomfortable…

Stop Look Listen Part 1: The Great Commandment

Stop Look Listen Part 1: The Great Commandment Many are aware of the “10 Commandments.” The Old Testament contains 613 commandments. Jesus simplifies the Old Testament down to two things: (1) The Great Commandment. Matthew 22:37-40 (NIV) “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets…

You Only Live Twice Part 2

OUR POSITION IN HEAVEN Hebrews 9:27 (NLV) It is in the plan that all men die once. After that, they will stand before God. Our position there is determined by our faithfulness here. Hebrews 12:2 (MSG) Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. Study how he did it. Because he never lost sight of where he was headed . . . he could put up with anything along the way: Cross, shame, whatever.…

Red Letter Part 2: Hands & Feet of Jesus

BEING THE HANDS AND FEET OF JESUS Luke 4:16-19 (NIV) He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He…

Selfless Part 1: Bold in Witness

Selfless Part 1: Bold in Witness SELFISH TO SELFLESS Philippians 2:2-4 (MGS) Be deep-spirited friends . . . . Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead . . . . Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. Selfishness is the number one enemy of relationships. It is the number one cause of conflict. It is the reason the Church has lost it’s effectiveness. Today’s church is more about getting “my” needs met than it is about reaching…

You Asked For It: How Do I Share My Faith

You Asked For It: How Do I Share My Faith Mark 16:15 (NCV) Jesus said to His followers, “Go everywhere in the world, and tell the Good News to everyone.” 1 Peter 3:15 (NIV) Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.  Colossians 4:5-6 (NIV) Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full…