J. I. Packer's Evangelism And The Sovereignty Of God

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Evangelism is not one of my strong points, but, as a Christian, it is useful to strengthen myself in this area. J. I. Packer, an evangelist and theologian of the 20th Century, in his book “Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God,” addresses one of the most problematic questions that relates to evangelism: should we leave out parts to make the gospel more welcoming?

Packer also gives us a lesson on how to self-evaluate ourselves for our quality of evangelism. He does make it clear there is only one way to evangelize, which is resolute explanation and proper employment of the gospel. Some of the examples he gives us include the following: does our message promote God? Does it tell His truth? Is this a message of emotions, designed to emotionally

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