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Appreciating the Gospel of Christ

“Every day I think about what you said to me on that bridge. I’ve tried to live my life the best I could. I hope that was enough. I hope that at least in your eyes I have earned what all of you have done for me.” Ryan turns to his wife and asks, “Tell me I’m a good man?” Continue reading

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Praying for Yourself in Personal Evangelism

As much time as we should spend in praying for those who are outside of the saving grace of Jesus Christ, we should also spend ample time praying for ourselves to be effective in bringing Christ to them. Praying for … Continue reading

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Prayer and Personal Evangelism

Prayer has been summed up as simply talking to God and Bible reading as listening to God. When we focus on prayer and our personal evangelism I think prayer can fall into three categories. First, prayer is talking to God about a person before … Continue reading

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The Awareness Factor in Personal Evangelism

I think a lot of us go through life not living in the moment we are living, but living in the next thing we are going to do. Even now, I am thinking about my list of “to do” things. If you … Continue reading

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Getting Permission to Share the Gospel for Evangelism

It is hard for most of us who want everyone to know Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord to be patient enough to gain permission to share Christ with someone. Why get permission anyway? Didn’t Jesus command us to go … Continue reading

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Directive Questions Help You Find a Person’s Spiritual Address (part 4 of 4)

Directive questioning is a great conversational way to find out the background, values, and spiritual address of a person. People like to talk about themselves. When you ask a series of questions about them, beginning with the general and moving to … Continue reading

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How to Use Directive Questions in Personal Evangelism, Pt. 3

Using the acrostic of F.I.R.E to help remember certain directive and progressive questions will help you guide conversation onto spiritual things in a natural way. The “F” and the “I” are covered in previous articles. After asking the “important” question … Continue reading

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