A Sermon on Evangelism
Effects of the filling of the Holy Spirit
1. Progressive Christlikeness – Gal 5.22
2. Victory over sin – Romans 8
3. Sharing your faith/Evangelism Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
John 4.37 Thus the saying ‘One sows and another reaps’ is true.
B. Christ Centric
2 Tim 2:8 Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, descended from David. This is my gospel
Matt 10.14 If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, leave that home or town and shake the dust off your feet.
We are Called to Confess. Not Convert. Not Convince. Not Convict. Not Confuse. But Confess.
C. Verbal Witness
Romans 10.17 faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.
D. Personality based
2 Tim 4.5 But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.
Ephesians 5.16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.
2 Kings 7:9 Then they said to each other, “What we’re doing is not right. This is a day of good news and we are keeping it to ourselves.
Evangelism is just one beggar telling another beggar where to find bread.” D. T. Niles
Matthew 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few…