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How to Be a Soul Winner

He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him. Psalm 126:6

The Urgency of Soul Winning
Could a mariner sit idle if he heard the drowning cry? Could a doctor sit in comfort and just let his patients die? Could a fireman sit idle, let men burn and give no hand? Can you sit at ease in Zion with the world around you DAMNED? - Leonard Ravenhill 2

Soul Winning is Witnessing
 A witness is a person who tells something that he or she saw and knows.  The purpose of our witness – to bring people to Jesus

A true witness delivers souls (Proverbs 14:25) 3

org 4 . thesoulwinner.Soul Winning is Introducing People to a Person In a way . introducing Christ to a person is the same as any other introduction. . .

thesoulwinner. – The Seed was the same.  Some of the Seed grew.the Seed is the Word of God.Soul Winning is Planting and Harvesting  In the Parable of the 5 . – The sower was always the same. – The ground where it was planted varied. some didn’t.

Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. and to the end of the earth. (Acts 1:8) • A true witness delivers souls (Proverbs 14:25) thesoulwinner. and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem. and in all Judea and 6 .Why God Wants You to Be a Soul Winner God commands it • And he said unto them. (Mark 16:15) • But ye shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you.

wouldn’t you try to save them? – Why would you do any less for the people who are going to Hell? 7 .Why God Wants You to Be a Soul Winner  People are going to Hell without Jesus – If your neighbor’s house was on fire.

The Dynamics of Soul Winning I have planted. can harvest (1 Corinthians 3:6. . can be used of God but God gave the to witness to a increase . . For we person are laborers  Another soul winner together with God. 9)  God is the One Who gets it done! 8 .  One or more people Apollos watered.

B. Moody  F.How God Can Multiply Your Work for Him Edward Kimball  D. 9 . Meyer     J. Wilbur Chapman Billy Sunday Mordecai Ham Billy Graham thesoulwinner.

org 10 .How to Make Soul Winning Part of Your Christian Life  Make a list of people you are concerned about  Pray every day for them to get saved  Invite them to an evangelistic event  Have them over for coffee or dinner if you can thesoulwinner.

You Can Be a Soul Winner! He said. “Bob.” thesoulwinner. God will give you souls. You just have to want them badly 11 .

1 John 5:13 2.  Use this procedure for all the verses in the presentation. 2 Corinthians 5:21 6. 23 . Romans 3:10. you need to sharpen your Sword in order to use it effectively. Romans 10:13 12 thesoulwinner.How to Mark Your Bible Just as a chef needs to sharpen his knives. Romans 10:9-10 7.  Draw a red box around 1 John 5:13  In the margin next to the verse write “Romans 3:10”  Draw a red box around Romans 3:10 and write “3:23” in the margin next to the verse. Presentation Scriptures: 1. Romans 6:23 4. Romans 5:8 5.

 Use words the lost person understands and would likely be comfortable with. thesoulwinner.How to Explain the Gospel Clearly  Don’t assume the person is a 13 .  Remember: your job isn’t merely to “tell the Gospel” but to help the person understand the Good News and make a decision for Christ.  Point out the verses in your marked Bible.

but. Our job is not to judge people. Regardless of how they answer. like a doctor. backslidden or misguided. If they answer “Yes. do you know for sure that you would go to Heaven? If they answer “No. go on to Question 14 . to diagnose people so we can determine how to help them.” they may or may not be saved. thesoulwinner.X-Ray Question #1 If you were to die tonight.” they are either lost.

Their answer will fall into one of two categories: WORKS or GRACE thesoulwinner. “Why should I let you into My Heaven?” – What would you tell Him? Their answer to this question will tell you a lot about their spiritual Condition.X-Ray Question #2 Suppose you did die tonight. and God asked 15 .

and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.  You can know that you have it. Important Truths  You can have eternal . that you may know that you have eternal life.The Promise 1 John 5:13 These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God.  You can have it now (you don’t have to wait until you get to Heaven to get it). 16 thesoulwinner.

 Everybodyincluding you and . no. no one—including you and me–deserves to go to Heaven. not one” Romans 3:23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God  That means I’m a sinner. 17 thesoulwinner.The Problem Romans 3:10 As it is written: “There is none righteous. doesn’t it?  The problem guilty before God.

Would you drink it?  Sin is like poison. The next verse I’m going to show you has some bad news and some good news.  Someone put 1 drop of poison into it.The Effect of Sin  Suppose you had a 10gallon jug of clean 18 . One drop can pollute us and make us unfit for Heaven. I’m going to show you the bad news first. thesoulwinner.

work. Not just death of the body. Romans 6:23a Work for a week and For the wages of sin is you get wages for your death .The Condemnation Wages—that’s Payday. . . 19 . but eternal death of your soul in judgment for your sin. Live a lifetime as a sinner and your payday is death.

 The Good News is that God provided the Remedy for your sins. or pay me for it?  What do you have to do to receive a gift?  If you didn’t take the gift. you will never have it. but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. . 20 thesoulwinner.The Gift Romans 6:23b .org . would you have it?  Eternal life is a Gift from God.  If I were to offer you a gift. would you have to work for it. He paid for it. . But if you never take it.

He took your punishment for your sins. What did Jesus do for you? He died. 21 thesoulwinner. He died for you. Christ died for .  What was the wages of sin? Death.God’s Love for You Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love toward us.  How many people do you know who love you enough that they would die for you?  That’s how much Jesus loves you. in that while we were still sinners.

sin for us. Sin Perfect Lie Deceit thesoulwinner. that we might become the You Jesus righteousness of God in Righteous Holy 22 .God’s Perfect Substitute Jesus took the 2 Corinthians 5:21 punishment that you For He made Him and I deserve so we who knew no sin to be could go to Heaven.

God has raised Him from the dead. you will be 23 . For with the heart one believes to righteousness. Trust Him to believe in your heart that save you. thesoulwinner. and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.Believe in Your Heart  Believe – not enough to Romans 10:9-10 that if you confess with your believe the facts about mouth the Lord Jesus and Jesus.

The Invitation (Rom 10:13) For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.  Does this make sense to you?  Would you like for us to bow our heads together while you let God know you want to receive the Lord Jesus as your personal Savior? 24 .

org 25 .How to Draw the Net Is there any reason why you would not want to receive Christ now? thesoulwinner.

org 26 .Assurance: Where Is Jesus Right Now?  How do you know He is in your heart?  Did He promise to come in?  Would He lie to you?  If everything goes wrong tomorrow. is He still in your heart?  How do you know? thesoulwinner. and you don’t feel like He is still there.

by the word of God. not of corruptible seed. but of incorruptible.Happy Birthday Remember today’s date and write it in your Bible. Being born again. which liveth and abideth for 27 . The Bible says that you are Born Again when Jesus comes into your life. (1 Pe 1:23) thesoulwinner.

– Start with the Gospel of Prayer is how you talk to God. in a very real sense. – – – – John – Read through to the end of the New Testament – Then start with Matthew and read the New Testament again. thesoulwinner. – Read 3 chapters a day and you will read the New Testament in 3 months. is asking God and receiving from Him.Read the Bible and Pray Every Day The Bible is how God talks to you. Adore Confess Thankgiving Supplication – 28 .

Get Involved in Church Why? – – – – – Obey God Learn the Bible Encouragement Fellowship Worship Forsake not the assembling of yourselves (Hebrews 7:25) 29 .

him I will confess before my Father who is in heaven.Confess Christ Publicly Therefore whoever confesses Me before 30 . (Matthew 10:32) thesoulwinner.

it doesn’t save you any more than a ring marries you. though. It identifies what you have done. Of course.Baptism Get baptized as soon as possible Baptism is like putting on the wedding 31 . thesoulwinner. Baptism is important as a first step of obedience.

(Matthew 4:19) thesoulwinner.Tell Others About Jesus  Follow me and I will make you fishers of 32 .

Can I address that in a minute?”  Compliment them  If you don’t know the answer. 33 . – Tell them you’ll find out and get back to them.  Don’t let them get you off track – “That’s a great question. – This will give you another chance to reach them if they don’t receive Christ when are talking to them now.How to Handle Questions and Objections  Be confident – There are only a few objections that people raise. don’t panic. You’ll hear the same ones over and over.