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Category Archives: evangelism
What Would That Look Like?
I once had a conversation with a member about her commitment to Christ and her involvement in the local church. I was asked: What would proper involvement look like? This is an excellent question to ask. Let’s try to answer … Continue reading
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Ezekiel’s Vision (Ezekiel 1-3)
Have you ever noticed how many times it is that before God sends a messenger, He first impresses the messenger with a glimpse of His glory? Here are some examples: (1) Moses (Exodus 3); (2) Isaiah (Isaiah 6); (3) Ezekiel … Continue reading
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Isaiah’s Vision (Isaiah 6)
When one get a glimpse of the glory of God, it can change his life. It may change how one views himself. It may change how one views others. It did for Isaiah. Look Up Isaiah had a vision of … Continue reading
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Some Questions For Us
Many members say that they desire the growth of the local church. Many say that they desire many visitors at the annual Gospel Meeting. However, are we doing what it takes for these things to happen? Desire without action will … Continue reading
Posted in christian growth, Christian Influence, Dedication, evangelism, Fellowship, Hospitality, questions, Soul Winning Tagged Bible reading, church attendance, church growth, desire without actions, edification, evangelism, friendliness, Gospel meeting, Hospitality, involvment, Mark 4, Parable of the sower, participation, prayer, questions, spiritual growth, visitors Leave a comment
Fire in My Bones
“Then I said, ‘I will not make mention of Him, nor speak anymore in His name” (Jeremiah 20:9a). Jeremiah was tired of the fight. He was mocked by what seemed like everyone (Jeremiah 20:7, 10). He was in derision daily … Continue reading
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The Testing of One’s Faith
Make no mistake about it. One’s faith will be tested, and tested again, in this life. James writes of “the testing of your faith” (James 1:3). These tests are common to man (1 Corinthians 10:13). We should not be surprised … Continue reading
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The Little Maid (Young Israelite Girl Saves Syrian Commander)
She is called “a little maid” (KJV) or “a young girl” (NKJV). She had been torn from her home, a young Israelite girl, taken captive by the Syrians. She was placed in the service of Naaman’s wife (2 Kings 5:1-2). … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Influence, evangelism Tagged 2 Kings 5, book how to lose a kindom, daniel, ezra, kindness, leprosy, little maid, michael whitworth, mordecai, Naaman, nehemiah, slave girl, syria Leave a comment
Misused Passages (Part 1)
There are certain passages which are commonly misused. I am speaking of passages which are misused by brethren, not the passages which are misused by the world at large. These passages are sometimes used as crutch passages, to support a … Continue reading
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Are You A Connector and a Maven?
Connectors. Some people seem to know, have contact, or be connected in some way with everybody. They have hundreds of phone numbers in their phones, and hundreds of friends on social media. I have a friend who does “fill-in preaching” … Continue reading
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