Tag: life

Witness Well

Evangelism success is not based on how a person responds

The feelings of rejection and disappointment often accompany evangelism. Jesus provides an example of how we can respond when a friend or neighbor rebuffs our attempts to witness.

Evangelism means sharing our treasures

The fruit of faithfulness is rooted in Christ and nourished through his Word. It seeks to store up treasures in heaven and to generously share this treasure with others. Are we treasure savers or sowers?

12 Promises to help deepen our trust in God

Evangelism is far more about trusting God’s promises than relying on our own abilities. Those who step out in faith to share their faith with others have learned to take God at his Word. God gave promises to Abram who by faith responded in obedience. God gives promises to believers and by faith they carry …

The One Key Word that Helps Christians Advance God’s Kingdom

God calls on believers to share the gospel message with others. By faith, believers respond by trusting his message and the power behind the message. To help us, Jesus provides word pictures of the transforming power of his Word. That one key word is trust.

Demanding Evidence of God’s Presence

Because of God’s presence and goodness in this world, people can be good. Every good thing that exists in this world is a result of God. For those who insist on taking credit for their good works, God gives a stern warning about this spiritual sense of entitlement.

Evangelism and Politics

I imagine that if Christ were here today, he would be more concerned about finding lost souls rather than trying to elect public officials, seating the right person on the Supreme Court, or changing public policies.

The Word made flesh empowers believers with the gospel

Words are powerful. They hurt, implore, and inspire. Out of love, God sent His Word to bring salvation. The Word became flesh so that all people may receive the Truth and the Life. The Word is that powerful. The Word is so important that God became flesh. It is the same Word that empowers believers …

Moving from being a Good to Great Samaritan

There are hurting people out in the world. Physical needs, emotional hurts, and loneliness are just some of the ills that infect our sinful world. In this busy world, we often don’t see life’s litter on the side of the road. Neighbors artfully disguise their problems and hungrily look for the world to ease their …