"...lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ." - 1 Cor. 9:12
"...rather unto the furtherance of the gospel." - Phil. 1:12
I. Mindsets that hinder the gospel:
A. Extreme Repentance
B. "Lordship Salvation"
D. "Lifestyle Evangelism"
E. Formal Worship
G. Ultra Dispensationalism
H. Reckless Evangelism
II. Manners that hinder the gospel:
We hinder the gospel when we don't..
A. Live it (2 Cor. 3:1-5)
B. Give it (Acts 3:6) (Mark 16:15)
C. Give to it (1 Cor. 9:14)
D. Defend it (Phil. 1:7, 17)
III. Motives for furthering the gospel:
(2 Cor. 5:10-21)
A. The Cross - vs. 21.
B. The Commission - vss. 18-20 (Mandate for furthering the gospel)
C. The Changed Life - vs. 17
D. The Christ - vss. 14,15
E. The Conscience - vs. 11
F. The Crowning Day - vs. 10
IV. Methods for furthering the gospel:
(Ten tips from Bro. Tom)
A. Have a time to go soulwinning.
B. Soul win as you go. (Be soul conscience)
C. Carry N.T. and/or tracts. (Draw a map in N.T.)
D. Be clean and neat.
E. Be nice and complimentary.
F. Go two by two.
G Be careful about going in.
H. Be a good listener.
I. Turn conversation to spiritual matters. (only one should do the talking)
J. Be a friend to sinners/build relationships.
J. Have a prospect/prayer list.
V. Message of the gospel.
(For practical reasons stay in one book of the Bible.)
A. All of us are sinners. (Rom. 3:10, 23) (Rom. 5:12)
B. We all must pay a sin debt. (Rom. 6:23)
C. Christ loves us and offers us the gift of eternal life. (Rom. 5:8) (Rom. 6:23)
D. We must trust Christ as saviour. (Rom. 10:9, 10 ,13)
E. Discipleship MUST follow. (win, baptize, teach) - Matt. 28:19-20
Lets claim the power of the gospel and of the Holy Ghost and GO believing.
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