Wednesday: Every Part Does Its Share
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When a unified church is focused upon the evangelistic task at hand, the Lord will bless their combined efforts. A careful study of the Bible will reveal how much of the New Testament was written to show Christians how to live and work together in harmony. “One another” passages are scattered thickly throughout its pages. … [Click to read more …]

07: Corporate Evangelism & Witnessing – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Under the direction of the Holy Spirit to set goals, plan, and evaluate our witnessing and evangelistic progress, we can draw together in mutual support.   [Teaching Plan for “Corporate Evangelism and Witnessing” May 14, 2012] 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Timothy 2:2. A. Ask class members to share a short … [Click to read more …]

Monday: Planning Together
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Often, when it comes to the planning of witnessing and evangelism goals and strategies, only a very few people are involved. Then when plans have been decided, those few people set about the task of trying to get others involved in the implementation stages. It is much better to get a larger group involved right … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: Letting the Left and Right Hand Know
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Most people in the church are busy; others, for various reasons, do comparatively little. Either way, people are often not aware of what their church as a whole is planning or working toward; consequently, they don’t see how that in which they may be involved is contributing to the church’s overall goals. Read Ecclesiastes 4:9–12. What … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Corporate Evangelism and Witnessing
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Read for This Week’s Study: Eccles. 4:9–12; Psalm 37; Phil. 1:5–18; Eph. 4:15-16; Col. 1:28-29. Memory Text: “And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (2 Timothy 2:2, NKJV). Key Thought: The dissemination of the truth of God is not confined to ministers. … [Click to read more …]

Further Study: Personal Evangelism and Witnessing
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Spiritual Preparation for a Personal Ministry While we would not deny the importance of Bible knowledge and the proven procedures of witnessing and evangelism, we must be careful not to neglect an emphasis on personal spiritual preparation. The essential ingredient in personal spiritual growth is, of course, the Holy Spirit, and to experience the Holy … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Fwachi’s Faith
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“I hear you’re attending the Adventist church,” Fwachi’s mother greeted her. “I hope you haven’t been baptized!” Fwachi stood silent, unsure what to say. She had come home from Zambia Adventist University planning to tell her mother that she had been baptized. Now what should she say? Fwachi had grown up in a Christian home. … [Click to read more …]

Personal Evangelism and Witnessing Made Easy
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If “one truth received into the heart will make room for still another truth,” 1 we wonder in what sequence the truths we hold should be presented in order to be most effective in our outreach. Our Sabbath School lesson on “Personal Evangelism and Witnessing” also asks, “Why should Christ’s substitutionary death always be at … [Click to read more …]

06: Personal Evangelism & Witnessing – thought starters
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A Prediciament Are any of the following involved in personal evangelism?1 Judy is sitting at her desk at home signing cards to send to children in the primary division for their birthdays. Matthew is working on a stubborn computer to get it to run again for an equally stubborn old man who lives down the road. Susan … [Click to read more …]