Monday, April 25, 2011


Alright, I've been trying to get people interested in evangelism for a while, to understand that all Christians are commanded to obey the Great Commission. To understand that we have the knowledge for eternal life and are commanded to share this information with every creature, yet very few do. Maybe I need to contact this guy.

Is it important to evangelize? We've got to understand that everyone without Jesus Christ (John 14:6, Acts 4:12) goes straight to eternal torment in hell (Rom 2:5, Col 3:6, Eph 2:3), and every one of us deserves that because we've broken God's Law (Psalm 53:3, Rom 3:23), which is found in outline form in the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:1-17), explained more fully by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5:17-48). We Christians have the knowledge that people need to keep them from that eternal torment (Acts 17:30-31), yet most still refuse to warn others (Ezekiel 33:8-9). Test yourself (2 Cor 13:5, 1 John 2:3), and pray for more workers in the harvest field (Luke 10:2).

There's a variety of excuses given, but when a completely free class comes up that will equip people to be able to share their faith, Biblically, effectively and easily, they're not interested. A few will actually go through the class, but never put the principles into action (James 2:22).

What is wrong with us? Is this the apostasy, the falling away, mentioned in Matt 24:10-11? When love grows cold, and apathy rules our selfish hearts?
Oh, the end is certainly closer than ever before. We cannot know the day or the hour (Matt 24:36), but the season is obviously upon us (Matt 24:32-33).

How can we possibly expect to hear, "Well done good and faithful servant" (Matt 25:14-30) when we haven't bothered to do what we're commanded (Mark 16:15, Matt 28:19-20, Acts 10:42)? Can we truly know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior if we refuse to obey Him (Luke 6:46)?

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