Presentation on theme: "COMMITMENT TO GOD’S DIRECTION FOR YOUR LIFE. WHAT COMMITMENT SHOULD YOU GIVE TO GOD’S DIRECTION FOR YOUR LIFE- A LIFE OF A WITNESS? 1. There should be."— Presentation transcript:
COMMITMENT TO GOD’S DIRECTION FOR YOUR LIFE
WHAT COMMITMENT SHOULD YOU GIVE TO GOD’S DIRECTION FOR YOUR LIFE- A LIFE OF A WITNESS? 1. There should be genuine conversion to Christ, which should be ________________ and __________________________. EVIDENT UNQUESTIONABLE
You have to be a committed member of the body of Christ. You can be a regular attendee, but not a part of the body of Christ.
“And so you became models to all the believers. The Lord’s message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia- your faith in God has become known everywhere. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God”. 1 Thessalonians 1:7-9
What is our genuine evidence - ___________ in our ways and lifestyle -the fruit of the Holy Spirit is ___________ -_____________ to God and love for the lost ….it is what people see. ….it is what people see. CHANGE EVIDENT DEVOTION
How conversion becomes unquestionable? -when it is put to the __________ and overcome -when we are _________________ with our testimony -when we can ______________ our faith and belief …it is what people know. TEST CONSISTENT EXPLAIN
The Apostle Paul’s response to the commitment of the Romans, “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world.” Romans 1:8
Christ wants this evidence seen. He said, “ In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16
2. We should be passionate to ______ the _______ at all cost. WINLOST
Jesus’ passion: “For the Son of Man came to seek and save that which was lost.” Luke 19:10
Your part in the process - to ____________ to all the people you know -___________ them and lead them to hear the Word -__________ someone else to witness to them …an initiative you have to do. WITNESS INVITE SEND
What it will cost you - your _________, ____________ and ___________________ - patience and _________________________ - _________________ anything just to _______ that soul …something you have to give. TIME EFFORT RESOURCES PERSEVERANCE SACRIFICE WIN
…even for one lost soul you want to see in heaven. …even for one lost soul you want to see in heaven.
3. We should use our _____________________ to hasten God’s work on earth. GIFTS AND ABILITIES
The bible is very clear about the examples of the early church in their most effective way of winning the lost
Scope: “Though I am free… I make myself slave to everyone, to win as many as possible.” 1 Corinthians 9:19
4. We have to do it with _____________ and great sense of ____________________. URGENCY RESPONSIBILITY
Because we don’t have much _______ Because we don’t have much _______ TIME
“As long as it is day, we must do the work of him Who sent me. The night is coming when no man can work.” John 9:4
Because we will be made ____________________ Because we will be made ____________________ ACCOUNTABLE
“When I say to the wicked man, you will surely die, and you do not warn him or speak out to dissuade him from his evil ways in order to save his life, that wicked man will die for his sins, and I will hold you accountable for his blood.” Ezek. 3:18
Do you see the urgency of our mission to reach out to the unsaved? Do you see the urgency of our mission to reach out to the unsaved? Do you accept the responsibility of reaching-out to the lost, specially to your own household?
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Isaiah 6:8