Show compassion and be intentional in evangelism
Be intentional in evangelism: 1: 22, 23
We are exhorted to keep ourselves in the love of God by showing compassion to the lost and dying in the world. Christian means “Christ’s ones”. Christ has shown compassion to people who are lost in their sins (Matt 9:36). The dying request of our Savior was that we should love one another and become His witnesses (John 13:34,35). The disciples were different in temperaments yet Lord wants them to love one another and fulfill the great commission. The world would know that we are the disciples of Christ only when we love one another (John 13:34). The gospel is the compelling message because it is the message of love and redemption. It is the story of God reclaiming the lost world through Jesus Christ. It was planned before the foundation of the world (Ephesians 1:4). Its message is that "The grace of God that bring salvation has appeared to all people" (Titus 2:11-12). The scope of the gospel reaches across the entire world. The substance of the gospel is the person and the work of Jesus Christ. The scope of the gospel is the whole world (Mark 16:15). The gospel is too good to keep it for ourselves. We are debtors to proclaim the gospel to others. We should not be ashamed of the gospel. We are engaged in a rescue mission. Jesus said to his disciple "As the Father has sent me, so I send you" (John 20:21). The motto of rescue mission is that “You got to go". Are we ready to obey the great commission?
How to share the Gospel.