Sun, 2019-01-06 12:25
Sharing Your Faith - Scriptures Sunday 6th January 2019
Matthew 24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.
Mark 16:15 Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation.
Romans 10:14 But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them?
2 Corinthians 5:20 We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us.
John17:18 As you sent me into the world I have sent them into the world
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Matthew 4:19 Follow me and I will make you fishers of men
1 Timothy 2:4 God wants all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Luke 15:10 There is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.
1 John 3:16-19 We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us. So that we also ought to give up our lives for our brothers and sisters………
Dear children, lets not merely say that we love each other, let us show the truth by our actions. Our actions will show that we belong to the truth, so we will be confident when we stand before God.
Matthew 9:36-38 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field”
Matthew 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.
Matthew 20:34 Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they received their sight and followed him.
Romans 5:5 God has poured His love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us
Matthew 9:10-13 While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with him and his disciples. When the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners? On hearing this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. But go and learn what this means: ‘ I desire mercy, not sacrifice’. For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners”
John 3:17 Jesus did not come into the world to condemn it, but to save it.
Colossians 4:5 – Be wise in the way you act with people who are not believers, making the most of every opportunity. When you talk, you should always be kind and pleasant so you will be able to answer everyone in the way you should.
- Be wise in the way we act (Proverbs 16:21 GN)
A wise, mature person is known for his understanding. The more pleasant his words, the more persuasive he is.
- Make the most of every opportunity (1 Cor. 9:22-23 LB)Whatever a person is like, I try to find common ground with him so that he will let me tell him about Christ and let Christ save him. I do this to get the Gospel to them and also for the blessing I myself receive when I see them come to Christ.
- Always be kind and pleasant (Colossians 4:6 GWT/Message)
Everything you say should be kind and well thought out so that you know how to answer everyone.
- Be able to answer everyone in the way you should (1 Peter 3:15)
Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.
2 Timothy 2:15 – ‘Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth’.
Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners…
Matthew 16:26 What good will it be for man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul.
Ezekiel 3:18 When I say to a wicked person, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.