Presentation on theme: "How to Prick a Heart Acts 2:37 (KJV) Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men."— Presentation transcript:
How to Prick a Heart Acts 2:37 (KJV) Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
How to Prick a Heart I.Stand up (14) Acts 2:14 (NKJV) But Peter, standing up with the eleven, raised his voice and said to them, "Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and heed my words. The hardest part of any journey is getting started
How to Prick a Heart II.Answer their questions (15) Acts 2:15 (NKJV) For these are not drunk, as you suppose, since it is only the third hour of the day. a.Sometimes the "questions" will be about us b.Sometimes the questions will be about God c.Listen carefully d.Put yourself in their place
How to Prick a Heart III.Express to them the purpose of Christ's sacrifice (22-23) Acts 2:23 (NKJV) Him, being delivered by the determined purpose and foreknowledge of God, you have taken by lawless hands, have crucified, and put to death The death of Jesus was not an accident
How to Prick a Heart IV.Tell them of the glory of the resurrection (24) Acts 2:24 (NKJV) Whom God raised up, having loosed the pains of death, because it was not possible that He should be held by it. a.The most important day in history b.An essential element in our faith's foundation
How to Prick a Heart V.Speak freely Acts 2:36 (NKJV) Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ. If the Word is going to spread, we must spread it
How to Prick a Heart Evangelism Tips 1.Find a candidate
How to Prick a Heart 2 Peter 3:9 (NKJV) The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.
How to Prick a Heart Acts 10:24 (NKJV) And the following day they entered Caesarea. Now Cornelius was waiting for them, and had called together his relatives and close friends
How to Prick a Heart Evangelism Tips 1.Find a candidate 2.Exercise patience
How to Prick a Heart James 5:10 (NKJV) My brethren, take the prophets, who spoke in the name of the Lord, as an example of suffering and patience
How to Prick a Heart Evangelism Tips 1.Find a candidate 2.Exercise patience 3.Follow up
How to Prick a Heart Matt 28:19-20 (NKJV) Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.
How to Prick a Heart Has your heart been pricked?
How to Prick a Heart Has your heart been pricked? Hear – Acts 2:22 Believe – Acts 2:37 Repent – Acts 2:38 Confess – Romans 10:10 Be Baptized – Acts 2:38 Live faithfully – Acts 2:42