Why would God send Philip 60 miles south to Gaza for one person?

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10/28/18

Acts 8:26-40

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Witnessing to ONE Matters

Introduction: Four Reasons We Fail to Witness:

1.  Fear  

2. Uneducated

3. Out of fellowship

4. Bad Experiences

Four Points In Witnessing for God:

I. Be Ready for Anything – L- v.26-30

A. Listen to God

1. God gives specific directions – L- v.26, 29

B. Obey God’s Plans – L- v.27, 29-30

II. Be Ready to Witness – L- v.30-35

A. Ask proper questions – L- v.30,31

B. Know the Scriptures – L- v.32-34

C. Preach Jesus – L- v.35

III. Be ready for Commitments – L- v.36-38

A. Discuss believing in Christ

1. Intellectual Facts

2. Discuss tugging of the heart

3. Discuss responding to Jesus – Revelation 3:20

“Lordship” is following Jesus Christ’s instructions.

                               Jesus said, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock.  If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with me.”

Revelation 3:20

B. Discuss Baptism - L- v.36-37

1. Jesus' death

2. Jesus' Burial

3. Jesus' resurrection

"Baptism" is an outward exspression of an inward experience.

                             Jesus said, “Go therefore and make disciples of all national, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”

Matthew 28:19

IV. Be Ready for God's Next Opportunity - L - v.39,40

A. Let God's Spirit move you - L - v.39

B. Let God's Spirit motivate you - L - v.40

Conclusion:

Principles of Effective Evangelism

1. Be where God wants you - L - v.26-30

2. Be watching the people around you - L - v.30.31

3. Be ready to adapt where others are - L - v.35-37

4. Be bold in telling those you meet about Jesus Christ - L - v.40

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