-1a-Prompts1and Notes -
STEP ONEPurpose of Step One
: To give the disciple(s) a concise model for helping aninterested person come to know Jesus and to strengthen this newChristian to stand against the most common attacks of the enemy. Thisis basic counselor training for evangelism and followup.
: Begin discipleship with a two or three week commitment and bygiving your potential disciple(s) a copy that you have made of
While you spend time with your disciple(s) on this step, you can be prayerfully evaluating whether or not you should continue to investtime in a discipleship relationship after you have finished. EveryChristian will benefit from
even if they do not receiveadditional attention from you. You are looking for potential disciples inwhom to invest your time so that they in turn will disciple others.
1. Use the question on this line (line 1. on page -1-) to start a conversation.Listen attentively. You may discover that you are talking with someonewho does not know the Lord. You may ask, "
Have you ever read
TheFour Spiritual Laws
Steps to Peace with God
?" Spend some timewith one of these booklets and discuss ways that it may be usedappropriately. They are good to give to someone after a conversation by saying: "This explains better than I what we are talking about. Readit over and let me know what you think."
What does it mean in
when it refers to Jesus as Lord
? (Seethe top of p.5 for an explanation).2.3 The
Miniature Plan of Salvation
gives us the most basic statement for helping an interested person invite Jesus into his/her life. When we"open" the door of our life, we "receive" Jesus (i.e. let Him in),
. As many as receive Him become God's children ,
. Thenwe must allow Jesus to be Lord of our life ,
Practice witheach other a prayer you might use to help another receive Jesus.
How can you know that you have eternal life
What does this verseteachus about two basic categories of people
?" There are those who have lifein Jesus and those who don't. See
How did Joseph escape from temptation?
. Other Christians will help us if we will be open and honest. Pray together.
What do we have to do to receive God's forgiveness?
Confess our sin.
What else must we do?
. Forgive others.
What are some rules about asking?
1 Jn 5:14
A prompt is an
followed by a line number from the opposite page and gives the discipler a possible conversation starter. Relax, be yourself and trust the Lord to give you original questions.