Essay about Methods of Evangelism

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Running head: METHODS OF EVANGELISM

METHODS OF EVANGELISM
By Mark Rohaley
LU ID #26417431
Liberty University
Evangelism 101-B18 LUO
Professor Billingsley

METHODS OF EVANGELISM
Intellectual Method-The Four Spiritual Laws
Introduction
There are many methods to share the good news Of Jesus Christ-Yeshua Messiah and I believe we must use more than a few to reach strangers and friends or family. As the Word says, “and he that winneth souls is wise” (Proverbs 11:30 KJV). As an intellectual method I prefer the ‘The Four Spiritual Laws’ method from author Bill Bright and Campus Crusade Ministries. Although I find this method almost exact to the ‘The Roman Road’ method. There are laws that govern our physical universe and laws
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Jesus said, “I am the way the truth and the life and no one comes to the Father but through me” (John 14:6 KJV).
Law four is that we must believe this and freely receive this gift of life in Jesus Christ-Yeshua Messiah. We receive this gift through faith and when we do we experience a brand new spiritual birth. John 1:12 says, “But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God, to them that believe on His name” (KJV). “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: nor of works lest any man should boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV). I think if you have the actual tracts the pictures are also a help aid to the listener you are reaching out to with the good news that they might understand the spiritual rules our Lord has set!
I see one disadvantage to this method of evangelism whether you use the tract or just know the method and the scriptures by heart and that is to offer water baptism to the person or persons you are evangelizing. Another disadvantage to staying strictly to ‘The Four Spiritual Laws’ does not mention icebreakers or finding common ground with the one you are going to share with which I feel is very important. I like what James Huston says, “Before you ever say the word 'Bible,' you have to build up some trust with that person. You have to become his ally. You have to find…