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The Priority of Evangelism

May 25, 2021 Save Article

PRAY OVER THIS:

Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy. He who continually goes forth weeping, bearing seed for sowing, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

(Psalm 126:5-6)

READ THIS:

The wisest thing we could do in the eyes of God is to remain faithful in evangelism. The soul is of great worth; Jesus died upon the cross, paying the price with His blood and agony to show how much He desired our souls.

Our souls are also valuable because of their durability. When God made the human soul, He made it in His own image, therefore, it is endless, timeless, dateless, and measureless.

Every soul has the potential to be transformed into the likeness of Jesus Christ or to spend eternity in the pits of Hell.

We would be wise to evangelize because it is the command of Christ. We remember that we are programmed to go forth (Psalm 126:6); nothing takes the place of going. It’s not enough to “live good lives,” because our lives are not what save souls—salvation through Jesus’s death and resurrection is what saves souls.

CONSIDER THIS:

  • What stops you from going to others with the good news of the Gospel?
  • How does it change your perspective on evangelism to remember that every person is made in the image of God and will spend eternity either with God or in Hell?

DO THIS:

Ask God who He is calling to you to go to this week. How will you live out that call?

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