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Tonight we will start with a quick review of the first half of this lesson on Improving Your Touches
We are commanded to say Come.
Rev 22:17 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let him who hears say, "Come!" And let him who thirsts come. Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely. NKJV
There are 5 categories of people you should identify Totally Unconcerned Now Curious Personal Worker Prospect Project
Be sure you understand the numbers so that you dont get discouraged! Out of 100 people you invite 1 is the prospect 10 will visit one time 4 return, 6 will not 1 of those 4 is your prospect
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You U – Unconcerned PJ P – Prospect U U PW – Personal Worker U PJ – Project C PW C – Curious U C UU U U U U U U PW C C U U U U PJ U UU P U U UU U U U U C U U U U U U U U C U U U U U U U C U U U U U U U U UU U C C UU U U PJ U U U U U U UU U PW U C U UU U U C U U U U U U
Level One The Starter Level Just Give A Simple Come!
Just Give A Simple Come! The Starter Level One of these days, why dont you go to _________ with me?
Second Level Start to add helpful elements Add a small element of curiosity
Add an element of curiosity Start with come and see or come check it out
Third Level Learn to… Add some warmth and love!
Third Level Or Learn to… Build a Warm Bridge
I sure like your kids. And I like how hard you are working at being a good mother. You know what would be great for those kids? ______________ ____________________!
Kindness Phrases - Openers I appreciate how much you love your family … You are a good moral man… You are a really hard worker… Jim, do you know that you would not have to change much to be a Christian… I appreciate your _______ honor to whom honor Rom. 13:7
After a word of kindness You can ask someone you dont know well Where do you go to church? or Where did you develop your moral foundation? Or give an immediate invitation to someone you know better
Fourth Level Tell them about some good clear benefits!
Ask yourself what spiritual elements would benefit them the most? Bible Classes for their children Godly help for their marriage Joys of salvation Peace of forgiven sins Help to handle out of control desires Wisdom that the Bible gives Benefits, help of learning how to pray
After a discussion with a friend of personal problems or difficulties, you can ask… Do you know what would help? Describe the benefits!
If you are ever looking for the best help of all, you ought to visit the Lords church in Clay for about 3 months and see how much you will learn – just how much the Lord will help!
I sure like your kids. You are working at being a good mother. If you are ever looking for a great foundation for them, ___________ ____________. Bring them about 4 weeks and see what they learn.
See the benefits for a friend or family Write them out Put the warmth in Tell them about the benefits Tell them where it can be found
I could say that!
Let me stop my list and emphasize an Important point! Prospects around us almost never come unless they are invited by a good moral member that they respect.
Sometimes it is one person removed from a good moral member - Lady in Sunnyvale was invited numerous times 8 to 10 years earlier…. Chiropractic student who was told where to go by a fellow student who did not go herself
Now back to how you can improve your invitations with questions!
Fifth Level Questions are great. Jesus wisely used them often. Find the right question!
You Can Ask A Mother Bible stories really build childrens morals! What would you give for your kids to really learn the Bible and its great moral values? The best place I know around here that teaches the Bible well is ______________.
You can learn to ask a formative question One that plants a value in their mind! You are doing a great job with your kids. What things are you interested in more for your children – An education for a great job or for them to develop moral strength and character for a good life? Moral strength comes from Bible stories! The best teaching of Bible stories around here is at ________.
You Can Ask A Seeking Person Have you ever thought that you would like to learn more about the Bible? (Reply) If you want to learn the Bible, there is a kind preacher at ________. He really uses the Bible. You could bring your Bible and check him out a few Sundays and see how much you learn. The Bible will really touch you!
Asking and Getting A Negative Answer How much would you like to learn more about the Bible? (Negative Reply) Well if you ever think you would like to learn the Bible, there is a very good teacher at ________. He really uses the Bible. Take your Bible, check him out and see how much you learn. The Bible really helps you to a better life!
Paint a value in their mind with questions. Get them thinking about a powerful motivation.
Questions for Former Attend-ers What were the really good things to you when you went to church? Do you miss them?
Questions That Focus Their Attention What do you think about Jesus? If you died tonight, what do you think would happen to you? Where would you go? Does that bother you?
Sixth Level Remember Jesus Approach You can tell a story! What do you remember the best – an explanation or a story?
Collect Stories Practice Them Drop Them In A Conversation!
Seventh Level Bring a Spiritual Value to Mind I appreciate your interest in religion! I suppose you know your Bible well?
How well do you know your Bible on a scale of 1 to 10? Would you like to know it better? A friend of mine and I are planning to get together to read some from the Bible and, if you are interested, we would love to have you sit in with us and three or four others.
If your child died now, where do you think they would go for eternity? If you died now, where do you think you would be forever?
Occasionally, there is a place for a tough question! If your child died now, where do you think they would go for eternity? If you died now, where do you think you would be forever? If your child died 20 years from now, where do you think they would be in eternity?
Closing Question When They Are Touched Does that bother you?
Eighth Level You can ask for permission!
Asking for Permission If I knew some verses in the Bible that you really ought to read, would you want me to show them to you?
Asking for Permission If I knew something in the Bible that was really, really important for you to know, would you want me to show those verses to you?
If you dont get permission, remember… Well, remember that I asked, and if you are ever interested, say something to me, and we can check those verses out.
Asking for Permission for Repeated Touches Ive told you a number of times about things at _____, and Im not trying to nag you into coming. If it bothers you and you would rather I didnt say anything about it, I wont say another word!
Ninth Level Can you describe present and future feelings?
Can you tell someone how great it is to be forgiven of your sins?
Can you tell someone how exciting and humbling worship will be in heaven?
Can you tell someone how overwhelming Judgment will be?
Can you tell someone what you get from the Lords Supper every Sunday or the effect on you of worshipping God, blending with others and teaching in singing?
Could you start with the simple, Write some out, and know I Could Say That!?
Grab a pencil tonight or tomorrow and write out your first simple touches.
This is important!
If you dont write them out, most people will never start inviting.
Are you troubled about your prospects eternally? Tonights the night to talk about it!