06: Personal Evangelism & Witnessing – Teaching Plan


Key Thought : A personal witness is a testimony to invite others to take a closer look at the difference that God has made in our lives.   [Teaching Plan for “Personal Evangelism and Witnessing” May 7, 2012] 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 4:13,14. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: My Personal Potential


When our personal ministries leaders call for volunteers to be involved in witnessing and evangelism, we often think that many people are more qualified and gifted than we ourselves are. Others seem more confident and capable. However, the Bible reveals to us that God is not necessarily looking for those who are the most qualified … [Click to read more …]

Monday: My Personal Mission Field

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When Jesus looked at the crowds of people, He was filled with compassion (see Matt. 9:36). Sometimes we may think that Jesus simply saw the crowd, but, in reality, He saw each individual that made up the crowd. In the same way, we should be aware of the individuals in the crowds through which we walk and in … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: My God and Me

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Our personal relationship with Jesus will have a direct bearing upon our success in witnessing for Him. It is so easy to learn some witnessing and evangelism formulas and then rally forth in our own assumed wisdom and strength. While God can still bless our efforts, we must ever remind ourselves that it is His … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Personal Evangelism and Witnessing


Read for This Week’s Study: Acts 4:13-14; John 1:37–50; Psalm 139; 1 Pet. 3:1–15; John 4:37-38. Memory Text: “‘You are My witnesses,’ says the Lord, ‘and My servant whom I have chosen’” (Isaiah 43:10, NKJV). Key Thought:Those who have the joy of assurance of salvation will want to lead others to experience the same. Although many people will hear the … [Click to read more …]

Further Study: Sequential Evangelism and Witnessing


Finding a Target Audience By now you will have discovered that the evangelism strategy we are following week to week will take longer than one quarter to achieve. For instance, we would not expect that the local evangelistic training opportunities mentioned in lesson three will be discovered, planned, and attended in just one week. However, … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Preparing a Harvest

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Leading a person along in their spiritual journey is like preparing for a harvest. Anyone who has worked a vegetable garden knows that there is a definite time frame and sequence of steps to follow if the desired harvest is to be realized. We must dig in the soil, remove the weeds, plant the seeds, … [Click to read more …]

05: Sequential Evangelism & Witnessing – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

Green Question Marks

Another Fairly Reliable (FR) Fable Once upon a time, towards the end of the post-Millerate era of zeal, a seed was planted. Perhaps it was in a small church made of rough boards hewn to fit a frame on a concrete block. Perhaps it was in a barn big enough to accommodate a few hundred believers. Wherever … [Click to read more …]