Archive for August 18, 2010

Aug 18

Follow up on Sermon from John 4

2010 | by Trent Hunter | Category: Gospel,Sermon Follow-Up

In Sunday’s sermon, Ryan expanded on last week’s exposition of Jesus’ encounter with a Samaritan woman from John 4. Here are thirteen Lessons from Jesus on Witnessing.

1. We must go to them

2. We must remember that everything is a “divine appointment” or a “God-moment”

3. We should connect with people in normal ways

4. We must, at some point, make a conscious turn toward the spiritual

5. We must talk about sin appropriately

6. We should appeal to the emptiness of this life (and Christ as satisfaction)

7. We must be wise and clever to avoid the rabbit trails

8. We must focus on Jesus – who he is and what he came to do

9. We must communicate substitution and the nature of saving faith

10. We should explain what salvation is “unto” (i.e., worship)

11. We must be confident that the results are up to God

12. This mission should be our “food”

13. When in doubt, simply tell your story and invite others to examine further