'Souls for Jesus'

REASONS FOR WITNESSING

  1. Constraining Love of Christ (II Corinthians 5:10-21) [Reasons for Witnessing]
    1. In View of Judgment Seat of Christ (v.10)
    2. In View of the Terror of the Lord (v.11)
    3. In View of Christ's Death for All (v.14)
    4. In View of Men's Deadness (v.14)
    5. In View of Our Responsibility (v.15)
    6. In View of Our New Creation (v.17)
    7. In View of Our Ministry/Word of Reconciliation (v.18,19)
    8. In View of Our Ambassadorship for Christ (v.20)

  2. Coming After Christ (Matthew 4:19) [Who are you coming after?]
    1. Appeal to His Chosen (Mark 1:17)
    2. Action of His Choosing (Mark 1:17)
    3. Activities of His Chosen (Luke 9:23)
      1. Necessity of Daily Denial (I Corinthians 9:17; 15:31)
      2. Necessity of Daily Crucifixion of the Flesh (Galatians 2:20, 5:24)
      3. Necessity of Daily Following/Separated unto Gospel
        (Paul's Illustration: Romans 1:11-17)
        1. Godly Desire to Share His Spiritual Gift (v.11)
        2. Godly Purpose of Bearing Fruit (v.13)
        3. Holy Obligation to Pay His Spiritual Debt (v.14)
        4. Holy Eagerness to Share the Gospel (v.15)
        5. Holy Boldness to Exalt the Gospel of Christ (v.16)
        6. Godly Impartiality for All Who Believe (v.16)
        7. Holy Understanding of the Revelation of God's Righteousness (v.17)

  3. Commissioning/Commanding of Christ-[Five Great Commissions of Christ]
    1. Authority for Witnessing/Winning-'All power [authority] is given unto Me�
      (Matthew 28:18-20)
    2. Message of Witnessing/Winning-He that believeth�' (Mark 16:15,16)
    3. Message of Witnessing/Winning-Repentance and remission of sins� (Luke 24:46,47)
    4. Result of Witnessing/Winning-'Go and bring forth fruit�fruit that remains' (John 15:16)
    5. Power for Witnessing/Winning-'But ye shall receive power� (Acts 1:8)
  4. Conditions for the Holy Spirit's Control
    1. Complete Emptying/Denial of Self: Crucifixion/Self/Full Confession/Renunciation/Forsaking of All Known Sin
      1. II Corinthians 7:1-Cleanse yourselves from all filthiness of the flesh & spirit, perfecting ...
      2. (Prov 28:13-He that covereth his sins shall not prosper, but he that confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy...
      3. (I John 1:9-If we confess our sins He is faithful and just to forgive...
    2. Desire/Thirsting/Asking for His Filling:
      1. (Matthew 5:6-Blessed are they which do hunger & thirst...
      2. (John 7:37-If any thirst...
      3. (Luke 11:13-How much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him.
    3. Believing/Receiving:
      1. (I John 5:14,15-And this is the confidence that we have in Him, if we ask anything according to His will He Heareth us. And if we know that He hears us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of Him.


Rev. Larry Wolfe--Evangelist
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Easley, SC 29642
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