Philippians 1:5/Lesson 3 Witnessing

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This is the third lesson of Philippians 1:5, an exegetical Bible study of the Book of Philippians. Prepared and presented by Pastor Jim Oliver

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Witnessing : 

Witnessing Philippians 1:5 Lesson 3

Scripture Reading : 

Scripture Reading “Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His appeal through us. We invite, on behalf of Christ, to become reconciled to God.” 2 Corinthians 5:20

Witnessing : 

Witnessing

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Witnessing

Witnessing : 

Witnessing “Be filled with the Spirit…” Ephesians 5:18

Witnessing : 

Witnessing Name your sins to God the Father.

Witnessing : 

Witnessing Opening Prayer

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8 Outline

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9 Outline Introduction Definition and Description The Role of God the Holy Spirit The Issue: Faith Alone in Christ Alone The Weapon of Witnessing Mental Attitude in Witnessing Principles of Witnessing The Analogy to Witnessing

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10 Introduction

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11 Introduction You are in full time Christian service.

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12 Introduction You are in full time Christian service. You do not dedicate yourself to full time Christian service.

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13 Introduction You are in full time Christian service. You do not dedicate yourself to full time Christian service. Your first act of service as a believer is to grow in grace! Witnessing is one of five categories of Christian Service.

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14 Introduction Categories of Christian Service

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15 Introduction Categories of Christian Service Related to Your Spiritual Gift Communication Administration Helps Pastor-Teacher Evangelist Deacon Nurse Teacher

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16 Introduction Categories of Christian Service Related to Your Spiritual Gift Related to Your Royal Priesthood Spiritual Giving Intercessory Prayer Execution of the Plan of God You are a royal priest, representing yourself before God.

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17 Introduction Categories of Christian Service Related to Your Spiritual Gift Related to Your Royal Priesthood Related to Your Royal Ambassadorship

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18 Introduction Categories of Christian Service Related to Your Spiritual Gift Related to Your Royal Priesthood Related to Your Royal Ambassadorship “Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His appeal through us. We invite, on behalf of Christ, to become reconciled to God” 2 Corinthians 5:20

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19 Introduction Categories of Christian Service Related to Your Spiritual Gift Related to Your Royal Priesthood Related to Your Royal Ambassadorship “For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.” Ephesians 6:20

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20 Introduction Categories of Christian Service Related to Your Spiritual Gift Related to Your Royal Priesthood Related to Your Royal Ambassadorship Witnessing or Personal Evangelism Missionary Functions Function of Your Spiritual Gift Administration in a Christian Organization

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21 Introduction Categories of Christian Service Related to Your Spiritual Gift Related to Your Royal Priesthood Related to Your Royal Ambassadorship Related to Invisible Impact for Christ

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22 Introduction Categories of Christian Service Related to Your Spiritual Gift Related to Your Royal Priesthood Related to Your Royal Ambassadorship Related to Invisible Impact for Christ Related to Your Job or Profession

Definition and Description : 

23 Definition and Description

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24 Definition and Description Three Categories of Witnessing

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25 Definition and Description Three Categories of Witnessing By the Evangelist

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26 Definition and Description Three Categories of Witnessing By the Evangelist By the Pastor-Teacher

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27 Definition and Description Three Categories of Witnessing By the Evangelist By the Pastor-Teacher By Every Believer as a Royal Ambassador

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28 Definition and Description Every believer has the responsibility to witness regardless of spiritual gift.

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29 Definition and Description Every believer has the responsibility to witness regardless of spiritual gift. “And having shod your feet with the preparation of the Gospel of peace.” Ephesians 6:15 NASB “After you have put the combat boots on your feet with readiness to communicate the Gospel, the peace.” Ephesians 6:15 RBT

Definition and Description : 

30 Definition and Description Every believer has the responsibility to witness regardless of spiritual gift. “Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His appeal through us. We invite, on behalf of Christ, to become reconciled to God.” 2 Corinthians 5:20

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31 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing.

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32 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing. The Witness of Your Life

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33 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing. The Witness of the Life “Being manifested that you are a letter from Christ, having been served by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tables of stone, but on the tablets of the human heart.” 2 Corinthians 3:3

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34 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing. The Witness of the Life The Witness of the Lips

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35 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing. The Witness of the Life The Witness of the Lips Personal Verbal Communication of the Gospel

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36 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing. The Witness of the Life The Witness of the Lips Personal Verbal Communication of the Gospel Personal Versus Mass Evangelism

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37 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing. The Witness of the Life The Witness of the Lips Personal Verbal Communication of the Gospel Personal Versus Mass Evangelism Informal and Conversational

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38 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing. The Witness of the Life The Witness of the Lips “Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.” 2 Corinthians 5:20

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39 Definition and Description The Church Age believer has two areas of responsibility in witnessing. The Witness of the Life The Witness of the Lips “For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21

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40 Definition and Description The Biblical Pattern for Witnessing: 1 Thessalonians 2

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41 Definition and Description The Biblical Pattern for Witnessing: 1 Thessalonians 2

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42 Definition and Description The Biblical Pattern for Witnessing: 1 Thessalonians 2 Witnessing is never a waste of time. Vs. 1 “For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not in vain…”

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43 Definition and Description The Biblical Pattern for Witnessing: 1 Thessalonians 2 Witnessing is never a waste of time. Vs. 1 “For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not in vain…” Witnessing should be undertaken when energized by confidence in God. Vs. 2 “…as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.”

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44 Definition and Description The Biblical Pattern for Witnessing: 1 Thessalonians 2 You must witness from accurate knowledge of the Gospel while in fellowship with the Holy Spirit with no hidden agendas.

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45 Definition and Description The Biblical Pattern for Witnessing: 1 Thessalonians 2 You must witness from accurate knowledge of the Gospel while in fellowship with the Holy Spirit with no hidden agendas. Vs. 3 –4, “For our exhortation does not come from error or impurity or by way of deceit; but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts.”

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

46 The Role of God the Holy Spirit

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

47 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Effectiveness of witnessing depends on the ministry of the Holy Spirit.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

48 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Effectiveness of witnessing depends on the ministry of the Holy Spirit. The Witness of the Holy Spirit is Common Grace

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

49 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Effectiveness of witnessing depends on the ministry of the Holy Spirit. The Witness of the Holy Spirit is Common Grace The Power of the Holy Spirit is Efficacious Grace

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

50 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Effectiveness of witnessing depends on the ministry of the Holy Spirit. The Witness of the Holy Spirit is Common Grace The Power of the Holy Spirit is Efficacious Grace The Filling of God the Holy Spirit.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

51 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you. You shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, in all Judea, and in Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth” Acts 1:8 Effectiveness of witnessing depends on the ministry of the Holy Spirit.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

52 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “Forasmuch as you are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.” 2 Corinthians 3:3

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

53 The Role of God the Holy Spirit We are totally dependant upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit in common grace.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

54 The Role of God the Holy Spirit We are totally dependant upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit in common grace. In common grace, the Holy Spirit acts as a human spirit so that the spiritually dead, the unbeliever, can comprehend the gospel.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

55 The Role of God the Holy Spirit We are totally dependant upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit in common grace. In common grace, the Holy Spirit acts as a human spirit so that the spiritually dead, the unbeliever, can comprehend the gospel. Common Grace is the Holy Spirit’s ministry in making the Gospel real to the unbeliever.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

56 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Every human being is born spiritually dead. We are totally dependant upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit in common grace.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

57 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “Therefore, just as through one man, sin entered into the world, and death through the sin nature, so death spread to the entire human race because all sinned.” Romans 5:12 Every human being is born spiritually dead. We are totally dependant upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit in common grace.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

58 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “Therefore, just as through one man [Adam], sin [the sin nature] entered into the world, and [spiritual] death through the sin nature, so [spiritual] death spread to the entire human race because all sinned.” Romans 5:12 Every human being is born spiritually dead. We are totally dependant upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit in common grace.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

59 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “Therefore, just as through one man [Adam], sin [the sin nature] entered into the world, and [spiritual] death through the sin nature, so [spiritual] death spread to the entire human race because all sinned.” Romans 5:12 Every human being is born spiritually dead. We are totally dependant upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit in common grace.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

60 The Role of God the Holy Spirit No spiritually dead human being can understand spiritual things, including the Gospel. We are totally dependant upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit in common grace.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

61 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “But the soulish man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God; for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned” 1 Corinthians 2:14 Soulish means dichotomous, referring to the unbeliever.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

62 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Mechanics

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

63 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Mechanics You give the Gospel

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

64 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Mechanics logoj You give the Gospel

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

65 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Mechanics Filled with the Holy Spirit logoj You give the Gospel

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

66 The Unbeliever Listens The Holy Spirit Teaches pneuma The Role of God the Holy Spirit Mechanics Volition logoj You give the Gospel

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

67 The Believer Listens The Holy Spirit Teaches pneumatikoj The Role of God the Holy Spirit Mechanics logoj pneuma Spiritual Phenomenon You give the Gospel

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

Witnessing 68 The Believer Listens The Holy Spirit Teaches pneumatikoj The Role of God the Holy Spirit Mechanics logoj The Holy Spirit Transfers gnosij Soul’s Left Lobe Understanding You give the Gospel

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

9/2000 The Believer Listens The Holy Spirit Teaches pneumatikoj The Role of God the Holy Spirit Mechanics You give the Gospel logoj The Holy Spirit Transfers Understanding V+ Holy Spirit Makes Faith Effective Eternal Life Volition gnosij Soul’s Left Lobe

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

70 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Spiritual Death Issues Characteristics of Spiritual Death Total Depravity Total Separation from God Total Helplessness Dichotomy

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

71 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Characteristics of Spiritual Death Spiritual death occurs at the moment of physical death. Spiritual Death Issues

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

72 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Characteristics of Spiritual Death Spiritual death occurs at the moment of physical death. Salvation is strictly the work of God. Spiritual Death Issues

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

73 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Characteristics of Spiritual Death Spiritual death occurs at the moment of physical death. Salvation is strictly the work of God. “For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9 Spiritual Death Issues

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

74 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In Common Grace, the Holy Spirit makes only the Gospel real.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

75 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “And when He is come, He will convince the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: Of sin, because they do not believe in Me; Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and you see Me no more; Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.” Jn 16:8-11 RBT In Common Grace, the Holy Spirit makes only the Gospel real.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

76 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In Common Grace, the Holy Spirit makes only the Gospel real. The Spirit convinces unbelievers of unbelief.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

77 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In Common Grace, the Holy Spirit makes only the Gospel real. The Spirit convinces unbelievers of unbelief. God is righteous. Our lives are measured against God’s perfect righteousness. God has provided this righteousness. Jesus Christ is the only one qualified to accomplish the work on the Cross.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

78 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In Common Grace, the Holy Spirit makes only the Gospel real. The Spirit convinces unbelievers of unbelief. Jesus Christ is the only one qualified to accomplish the work on the Cross. Jesus Christ has already judged and sentenced Satan, the ruler of this world.

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79 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In Efficacious Grace, the Spirit makes faith effective for salvation.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

80 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In Efficacious Grace, the Spirit makes faith effective for salvation. Jesus compared faith with looking.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

81 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “The Lord said to Moses: ‘Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live: So Moses made a bronze snake and put it up on a pole. Then when anyone was bitten by a snake and looked at the bronze snake, he lived.” Numbers 21:8-9 NASB In Efficacious Grace, the Spirit makes faith effective for salvation. Jesus compared faith with looking.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

82 The Role of God the Holy Spirit “As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up; so that whoever believes in Him will have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:14-16 In Efficacious Grace, the Spirit makes faith effective for salvation. Jesus compared faith with looking.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

83 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In Efficacious Grace, the Spirit makes faith effective for salvation. Jesus compared faith with looking. The Holy Spirit makes effective the simplest faith.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

84 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In Common Grace, the Holy Spirit makes only the Gospel real. In Efficacious Grace, the Spirit makes faith effective for salvation. These ministries can be compared to breathing.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

85 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Inhale is the clarification of the Gospel in common grace In Common Grace, the Holy Spirit makes only the Gospel real. In Efficacious Grace, the Spirit makes faith effective for salvation. These ministries can be compared to breathing.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

86 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Inhale is the clarification of the Gospel in common grace Exhale is God the Holy Spirit making faith effective for salvation. In Common Grace, the Holy Spirit makes only the Gospel real. In Efficacious Grace, the Spirit makes faith effective for salvation. These ministries can be compared to breathing.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

87 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In the function of evangelism, two categories of human volition are involved. Hearing the Gospel Communicated Believing in Jesus Christ

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

88 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In the function of evangelism, two categories of human volition are involved. “In Whom also, when you heard the message of truth, the Gospel of your salvation, in Whom also, when you believed, you were sealed by the Holy Spirit with reference to the promise.” Ephesians 1:13

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

89 The Role of God the Holy Spirit In the function of evangelism, two categories of human volition are involved. The unbeliever provides belief while the Spirit does the rest.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

90 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Principles Related to the Holy Spirit

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

91 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Principles Related to the Holy Spirit Common and efficacious grace emphasize the total helplessness of the spiritually dead person to be saved by any system of human works.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

92 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Principles Related to the Holy Spirit Common and Efficacious grace emphasize the total helplessness of the spiritually dead person to be saved by any system of human works. The spiritually dead person can make a positive decision to believe in Christ, but both hearing and believing have no validity in themselves.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

93 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Principles Related to the Holy Spirit Common and Efficacious grace emphasize the total helplessness of the spiritually dead person to be saved by any system of human works. The spiritually dead person can make a positive decision to believe in Christ, but both hearing and believing have no validity in themselves. Only God the Holy Spirit can make faith effective for salvation.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

94 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Principles Related to the Holy Spirit Both the hearing and believing of the Gospel are non-meritorious.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

95 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Principles related to the Holy Spirit Both the hearing and believing of the Gospel are non-meritorious. Human works have no place in salvation.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

96 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Principles related to the Holy Spirit Both the hearing and believing of the Gospel are non-meritorious. Human works have no place in salvation. The ministry of the Holy Spirit in evangelism excludes human merit and works.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

97 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Principles related to the Holy Spirit Both the hearing and believing of the Gospel are non-meritorious. Human works have no place in salvation. The ministry of the Holy Spirit in evangelism excludes human merit and works. Witnessing must always be compatible with God’s grace policy.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

98 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Scripture References

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

99 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Scripture References Spiritual Death: “For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh; for the mind set of the flesh is death.” Romans 8:5-6

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

100 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Scripture References Common Grace: “My Spirit shall not convince man forever. In his going astray, he is also flesh; nevertheless, his days shall be 120 years.” Genesis 6:3

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

101 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Scripture References Efficacious Grace: “Not by works of righteousness, which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and by the renewing of the Holy Spirit.” Titus 3:5

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

102 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Scripture References Works Cannot Save: “For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the grace of God. Not of works lest any man should boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

103 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Only the Holy Spirit in common grace can overcome spiritual brain death.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

104 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Only the Holy Spirit in common grace can overcome spiritual brain death. Only the Holy Spirit in efficacious grace can make the faith effective.

The Role of God the Holy Spirit : 

105 The Role of God the Holy Spirit Only the Holy Spirit in common grace can overcome spiritual brain death. Only the Holy Spirit in efficacious grace can make the faith effective. Therefore Gospel presentation must be accurate.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

106 The Issue: Faith in Christ

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

107 The Issue: Faith in Christ Salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

108 The Issue: Faith in Christ Salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone. Salvation has nothing to do with personality or habit change.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

109 The Issue: Faith in Christ Salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone. Working for salvation results in deeper debt to God.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

110 The Issue: Faith in Christ Salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone. Working for salvation results in deeper dept to God. “Now to the one who works, his wage is not credited as a favor, but as what is due.” Romans 4:4

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

111 The Issue: Faith in Christ Salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone. Working for salvation results in deeper dept to God. It is your faith that receives credit for righteousness.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

112 The Issue: Faith in Christ Salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone. Working for salvation results in deeper dept to God. It is your faith that receives credit for righteousness. Salvation by keeping the Mosaic Law represents salvation by works.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

113 The Issue: Faith in Christ Anything the spiritually dead person can do is not the way of salvation.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

114 The Issue: Faith in Christ Anything the spiritually dead person can do is not the way of salvation. Works added to faith does not result in salvation.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

115 The Issue: Faith in Christ Anything the spiritually dead person can do is not the way of salvation. Works added to faith does not result in salvation. False Systems of Salvation

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

116 The Issue: Faith in Christ Anything the spiritually dead person can do is not the way of salvation. Works added to faith does not result in salvation. False Systems of Salvation Commitment Salvation

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

117 The Issue: Faith in Christ Anything the spiritually dead person can do is not the way of salvation. Works added to faith does not result in salvation. False Systems of Salvation Commitment Salvation Lordship Salvation

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

118 The Issue: Faith in Christ Anything the spiritually dead person can do is not the way of salvation. Works added to faith does not result in salvation. False Systems of Salvation Commitment Salvation Lordship Salvation Morality Salvation

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

119 The Issue: Faith in Christ Anything the spiritually dead person can do is not the way of salvation. Works added to faith does not result in salvation. False Systems of Salvation Commitment Salvation Lordship Salvation Morality Salvation Ritual Salvation

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

120 The Issue: Faith in Christ Anything the spiritually dead person can do is not the way of salvation. Works added to faith does not result in salvation. False Systems of Salvation Commitment Salvation Lordship Salvation Morality Salvation Ritual Salvation Salvation by Emotion

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

121 The Issue: Faith in Christ Emotion is never the criterion for salvation, spirituality or spiritual experience.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

122 The Issue: Faith in Christ Emotion is never the criterion for salvation, spirituality or spiritual experience. METANOEO, meaning “a change of mind,” is often mistranslated “repent.”

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

123 The Issue: Faith in Christ Emotion is never the criterion for salvation, spirituality or spiritual experience. METANOEO, meaning “a change of mind,” is often mistranslated “repent.” METAMELOMAI means “to regret something.”

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

124 The Issue: Faith in Christ Emotion is never the criterion for salvation, spirituality or spiritual experience. METANOEO, meaning “a change of mind,” is often mistranslated “repent.” METAMELOMAI means “to regret something.” “…solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of a change of mind toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.” Acts 20:21

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

125 The Issue: Faith in Christ Emotion is never the criterion for salvation, spirituality or spiritual experience. METANOEO, meaning “a change of mind,” is often mistranslated “repent.” METAMELOMAI means “to regret something.” Repentance is a change of mind. Only faith in Christ saves.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

126 The Issue: Faith in Christ False Systems of Salvation Psychological Salvation

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

127 The Issue: Faith in Christ False Systems of Salvation Psychological Salvation Salvation by Inviting Christ Into the Heart or Life.

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

The Issue: Faith in Christ False Systems of Salvation Psychological Salvation Salvation by Inviting Christ Into the Heart or Life. Revelation 3:20 is often distorted into a false system of salvation. This is a rebound passage addressed to carnal believers. Unbelievers do not invite Christ into their hearts. “The heart is more deceitful than anything else and desperately wicked.” Jeremiah 17:9

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

129 The Issue: Faith in Christ Scriptural Documentation of Faith Alone in Christ Alone:

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

130 The Issue: Faith in Christ Scriptural Documentation of Faith Alone in Christ Alone: “And this is the deposition that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life; He who does not have the Son of God does not have life. But these are written to you who believe in the person of the Son of God in order that you may know that you have eternal life.” 1 John 5:11-13

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

131 The Issue: Faith in Christ Scriptural Documentation of Faith Alone in Christ Alone: “For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him may have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day.” 1 John 6:40

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

132 The Issue: Faith in Christ Scriptural Documentation of Faith Alone in Christ Alone: “Truly, truly, I say to you that he who believes has eternal life.” John 6:47

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

133 The Issue: Faith in Christ Scriptural Documentation of Faith Alone in Christ Alone: “He who believes on the Son has eternal life; who who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him. John 3:18, 36

The Issue: Faith in Christ : 

134 The Issue: Faith in Christ Scriptural Documentation of Faith Alone in Christ Alone: “That we may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of our own, but that which is through faith in Jesus Christ…” Philippians 3:9

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

135 The Weapon of Witnessing

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

136 The Weapon of Witnessing The believer's ability to witness for Christ is based on his knowledge of Bible doctrine.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

137 The Weapon of Witnessing The believer's ability to witness for Christ is based on his knowledge of Bible doctrine. Filled with the Spirit Accurate in Presentation Emphasize the Issue of Jesus Christ The issue in Gospel presentation is never sin.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

138 The Weapon of Witnessing Pertinent doctrine is the weapon in witnessing. Passages Declaring the Way of Salvation Passages Dealing with the Person of Christ.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

139 The Weapon of Witnessing No unbeliever accepts the Bible as the Word of God until he is saved.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

140 The Weapon of Witnessing No unbeliever accepts the Bible as the Word of God until he is saved. “For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

141 The Weapon of Witnessing No unbeliever accepts the Bible as the Word of God until he is saved. “For the Word of God is alive and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow and is a discerner of thoughts and intents of the heart…” Hebrews 4:12

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

142 No unbeliever accepts the Bible as the Word of God until he is saved. “And take the helmet of salvation, the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God.” Ephesians 6:17 The Weapon of Witnessing

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

143 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible is the absolute norm for truth. The Mind, the Thinking of Christ

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

144 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible is the absolute norm for truth. “…for prophecy came not in past times by the will of man; but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.” 2 Peter 1:21

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

145 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible is the absolute norm for truth. The Source of the Gospel is the Bible.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

146 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible is the absolute norm for truth. The Source of the Gospel is the Bible. “For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures; And that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures:” 1 Corinthians 15:3-4

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

147 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible is the mind of Christ. The Bible is the absolute norm for truth. The Source of the Gospel is the Bible.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

148 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible is the mind of Christ. “For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ.” 1 Corinthians 2:16 The Bible is the absolute norm for truth. The Source of the Gospel is the Bible.

The Challenge of Witnessing : 

149 The Challenge of Witnessing Therefore the Bible is divine power.

The Challenge of Witnessing : 

150 The Challenge of Witnessing Therefore the Bible is divine power. “The Word of God is alive and powerful, sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing between the soul and the spirit, the joints and the marrow and is a critic of thoughts and intents of the heart.” Hebrews 4:12

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

151 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible never returns void. Therefore the Bible is divine power.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

152 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible never returns void. “So shall My Word be that goes forth out of My mouth: it shall not return unto Me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.” Isaiah 55:11 Therefore the Bible is divine power.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

153 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible endures forever. The Bible never returns void. Therefore the Bible is divine power.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

154 The Weapon of Witnessing The Bible endures forever. “Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.” Luke 21:33 The Bible never returns void. Therefore the Bible is divine power.

The Weapon of Witnessing : 

155 The Weapon of Witnessing Therefore,  the Bible is the only weapon of witnessing. The Bible endures forever. “Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.” Luke 21:33 The Bible never returns void. Therefore the Bible is divine power.

Mental Attitude in Witnessing : 

156 Mental Attitude in Witnessing

Mental Attitude in Witnessing : 

157 Mental Attitude in Witnessing We owe a debt to a lost and dying world.

Mental Attitude in Witnessing : 

158 Mental Attitude in Witnessing We owe a debt to a lost and dying world. "I am a debtor both to the Gentiles and the barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.” Romans 1:14

Mental Attitude in Witnessing : 

159 Mental Attitude in Witnessing We owe a debt to a lost and dying world. You should witness from your own motivation.

Mental Attitude in Witnessing : 

160 Mental Attitude in Witnessing We owe a debt to a lost and dying world. You should witness from your own motivation. You must be ready to witness.

Mental Attitude in Witnessing : 

161 Mental Attitude in Witnessing We owe a debt to a lost and dying world. You should witness from your own motivation. You must be ready to witness. “Thus, for my part, I am ready to proclaim the Gospel to you also who are in Rome.” Romans 1:15

Mental Attitude in Witnessing : 

162 Mental Attitude in Witnessing You must not be ashamed to witness for Christ.

Mental Attitude in Witnessing : 

163 Mental Attitude in Witnessing You must not be ashamed to witness for Christ. “I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Gentile.” Romans 1:16

Principles of Witnessing : 

164 Principles of Witnessing

Principles of Witnessing : 

165 Principles of Witnessing Stay on the subject of the Gospel.

Principles of Witnessing : 

166 Principles of Witnessing Stay on the subject of the Gospel. Do not impose Christian values on an unbeliever.

Principles of Witnessing : 

167 Principles of Witnessing Stay on the subject of the Gospel. Do not impose Christian values on an unbeliever. Provide information so the unbeliever can make a decision.

Principles of Witnessing : 

168 Principles of Witnessing Stay on the subject of the Gospel. Do not impose Christian values on an unbeliever. Provide information so the unbeliever can make a decision. Make the issue clear. Do not add to the Gospel. Do not force a decision.

Principles of Witnessing : 

169 Principles of Witnessing Give the unbeliever freedom of volition and preserve his right to privacy in deciding for Christ. Provide Gospel information but leave the results in the hands of God the Holy Spirit.

The Analogy to Witnessing : 

170 The Analogy to Witnessing “Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19 You must be spiritually motivated.

The Analogy to Witnessing : 

171 The Analogy to Witnessing “Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19 You must be spiritually motivated. You must be equipped to fish. You must go where the fish are located. Use the right bait! Only make an issue of our Lord. Be patient!

Witnessing : 

Witnessing Closing Prayer