Sharing Christ With Others


Series A: Evangelism

1. Reaching All Men

Colossians 1:27-28
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To whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.

Colossians 1:27-28


2. Representing God

2 Corinthians 5:19-20
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That God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 5:19-20


3. Pleasing God

1 Thessalonians 2:4
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On the contrary, we speak as men approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please men but God, who tests our hearts.

1 Thessalonians 2:4


4. Serving All Men

1 Corinthians 9:19
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Though I am free and belong to no man, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible.

1 Corinthians 9:19


5. Seeing Opportunities

John 4:35
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“Do you not say, ‘Four months more and then the harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest.”

John 4:35


6. Sharing Your Life

1 Thessalonians 2:8
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We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us.

1 Thessalonians 2:8


7. Sin a Reality

Romans 3:10-12
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As it is written:

“There is no one righteous, not even one;
there is no one who understands,
no one who seeks God.
All have turned away,
they have together become worthless;
there is no one who does good,
not even one.”

Romans 3:10-12


8. Consequences of Sin

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9
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He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. They will be punished with everlasting destruction and shut out from the presence of the Lord and from the majesty of his power.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9


9. Christ Paid the Price

1 Peter 2:24
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He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed.

1 Peter 2:24


10. Salvation a Free Gift

2 Timothy 1:9
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Who has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time.

2 Timothy 1:9


11. Believe and Receive Him

Romans 10:9-10
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That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.

Romans 10:9-10


12. Assurance of Salvation

John 10:28-30
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“I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. I and the Father are one.”

John 10:28-30


Series B: Excuses

13. I’m Not So Bad

Proverbs 21:2
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All a man’s ways seem right to him,
but the Lord weighs the heart.

Proverbs 21:2


14. Too Much to Give Up

Mark 8:36
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“What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?”

Mark 8:36


15. I Can’t Understand

John 7:17
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“If anyone chooses to do God’s will, he will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own.”

John 7:17


16. I’m Not Good Enough Yet

Luke 5:31-32
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Jesus answered them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.”

Luke 5:31-32


17. What Will People Think?

John 5:44
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“How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God?”

John 5:44


18. I Can’t Hold Out

Hebrews 7:25
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Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.

Hebrews 7:25


19. I’ll Wait Till Later

Proverbs 27:1
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Do not boast about tomorrow,
for you do not know what a day may bring forth.

Proverbs 27:1


20. Too Many Hypocrites

Romans 14:12
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So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.

Romans 14:12


21. I Don’t Believe in Christ

Acts 4:12
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“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.”

Acts 4:12


22. What About Other Religions?

Proverbs 14:12
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There is a way that seems right to a man,
but in the end it leads to death.

Proverbs 14:12


23. God Won’t Send Anyone to Hell

Matthew 25:41
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“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.'”

Matthew 25:41


24. What About the Heathen?

Romans 1:20
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For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.

Romans 1:20


Series C: Believer’s Position in Christ

25. Redeemed

1 Peter 1:18-19
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Knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.

1 Peter 1:18-19


26. Reconciled

2 Corinthians 5:18
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All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.

2 Corinthians 5:18


27. Forgiven

Ephesians 1:7
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He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins.

Ephesians 1:7


28. Free From the Law

Romans 6:14-15
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For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.

What then? Are we to sin because we are not under law but under grace? By no means!

Romans 6:14-15


29. Born of God

Galatians 3:26
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For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

Galatians 3:26


30. Made Priest

1 Peter 2:9
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But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

1 Peter 2:9


31. Made Righteous

2 Corinthians 5:21
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God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

2 Corinthians 5:21


32. Sanctified

1 Corinthians 1:30
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It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.

1 Corinthians 1:30


33. Perfected

Hebrews 10:14
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For by that one offering he forever made perfect those who are being made holy.

Hebrews 10:14


34. Justified

Romans 3:24
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And are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.

Romans 3:24


35. Made Heavenly Citizens

Philippians 3:20
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But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 3:20


36. Made Complete

Colossians 2:9-10
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For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and you have been given fullness in Christ, who is the head over every power and authority.

Colossians 2:9-10


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