Discipleship : Being, Doing And Proclaiming The Gospel Of Jesus Christ

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The Wellspring of the Gospel
Being, Doing and Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ
I. Introduction Evangelism must be led with a holy passion. In a book edited by James Berkley, one will find the words of Carl Rantz, who said, “If we don 't live it, we can 't preach it with conviction,” (Berkley). Evangelism begins and ends with Jesus. The desired outcome of this paper is to birth a growing passion to make life count for eternity through the work of evangelism and discipleship of others for Christ. There is no higher calling in life than to embrace the divine directive to ‘make disciples of all nations,” (Matthew 28:18-20). This paper will establish a brief theological basis for evangelism as a way of life, the power of one 's personal
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It is normal for some to be between 5 – 10 which would be somewhere between maybe and certainly. It is also normal for people to scale between 5 and 1, which is from maybe to not sure at all. There have been many authors throughout my studies who have said that the pastor must consistently preach an evangelistic message because there are many in churches who have attended church for their entire life, but do not, or cannot testify to the assurance of eternity for their lives. Rev. Kenson Kuba, Director of Discipleship Ministry for Ambassadors of Christ Theological Synod says the above in this way, “There are many people who have attended church for years who are still not absolutely certain [of their own salvation]. To be sure that one has eternal life involves being certain of your decision to trust in Jesus Christ as Savior,” (Kuba 4). Billy Graham 's Theology of Evangelism can be summed up as the “Four Spiritual Laws.” These laws are as follows with Scriptural support: 1. God our Creator, loves us, John 3:16; John 10:10. 2. Our sin has separated us from God, Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23. 3. Jesus Christ, God 's Son, died on the cross for our sins, John 14:6; Romans 5:8; 1 Corinthians 15:3-6. 4. We must receive Jesus Christ as our personal Savior and Lord, John 1:12; Ephesians 2:8-9. (Used with permission of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association). These four principles of theology have been foundational in my life since before I
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