10 Key Bible Verses on Evangelism (2023)

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1. Possibly Matthew 28:19–20

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the world. read more

Court order (make disciples, that is, calling people to commit themselves to Jesus as Master and Lord) explains the main purpose of the Great Epistle, while the Greek actions (trans.go baptizeand "teaching" [Matt. 28:20]) describe aspects of this process.all nations. Jesus' ministry to Israel was to be the beginning of what would later be the preaching of the Gospel to all the nations of the earth, including not only the Jews but also the Gentiles. Hename(singular, not plural) of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is an early indication of the Triune Godhead and an explicit statement of the deity of Jesus.

teachingit is the means by which Jesus' disciples are continually transformed to become like Christ (cf. Matt. 10:24-25; Rom. 8:29; 2 Cor. 3:18).Notice. Notice.I'm always with you.Jesus completes the mission, and Matthew his Gospel, an essential element of being a disciple: the presence of the Teacher who is "God with us" (cf. Mt 1, 23).

2. 1 Pedro 3:15

rather, adore Christ the Lord as holy in your hearts, always ready to defend anyone who asks you to give a reason for the hope that is in you. but do it politely and with respect. . . read more

Believers should always be ready to justify their faith, but they should do it in an interesting and fair way. And if they continue wellgood conscienceall the accusations against you will turn out to be unfounded, as will your accusationsashamed. Sometimes it is the will of God that Christiansthey suffer for good.

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3. 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

And I, brothers, who came to you, did not come to preach the testimony of God with haughtiness or wisdom. For I have determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and fear and much trembling, and my word and my message were not faithful words of wisdom, but manifestations of the Spirit and of power, so that your faith should not lean on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God. read more

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NO . . . with lofty words or wisdom.Paul avoided Greek rhetoric and focused on the message of the cross so that the Corinthians would believe in Christ crucified and not in the capacity of human messengers.

Is your faith based on human wisdom?Spiritual persuasion alone does not save people. Saving faith comes through the heart-transforming power of the Holy Spirit when the gospel is preached.

4. Romans 10:14–15

How, then, will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how will they believe in Him of whom they have never heard? And how will they hear if no one preaches? And how will they preach if they are not sent? As it is written: "How beautiful are the feet of those who announce the good news!" read more

Like then. . . ?With a series of rhetorical questions, Paul considers the sequence of events necessary for man's salvation. Rome. 10:14 is related to Rom. 10:13 with the word call. The logic of these verses is clear: (1) People will call on Jesus to save them only if they believe He can save them. (2) Faith in Christ cannot exist without knowledge of Him. (3) One hears of Christ only when he preaches a message of salvation. and (4) the message of Christ will not be preached until someone is sent by God to do it. That is why Paul was so diligent in preaching the gospel to the ends of the earth because he believed that the only way to salvation was to hear and believe the gospel. (Paul is not speaking here of OT believers waiting for Christ, like Abraham and David in Romans 4, or infants who die in infancy; see note on 2 Samuel 12:23.) Since salvation comes only by hearing the gospel, Callelegsthose who carry the message of ChristBeautiful(Isaiah 52:7), probably because the feet carry the messengers to their destinations.

5. Possibly Matthew 9:36–38

Seeing the crowd, he felt sorry for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples: The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Therefore, pray fervently to the Lord of the harvest so that he sends workers into his harvest. read more

HecompassionJesus is a recurring theme in Matthew (Matt. 9:14:14; Matt. 15:32) and in both NT (eg, Deut. 30:3; 1 Sam. 23:21; Ps. 103:13 49:15; 54:8; Lam. 4:10) and the NT where Christians are especially exhorted to show compassion to those in need (for example, Col. 3:12; Heb. 10:34 cf James 5:11).like sheep without a shepherd.The leaders did not live up to their responsibility, but Mick. 5:4 predicted that the Messiah would "adjust" his people. Given the weakness and need of the crowd, Jesus' disciples are encouraged to do so.pray ferventlythat the lord (transportation change) wouldsend workers to your harvestbecause many are ready to receive the good news of the kingdom, a prayer that is as urgent today as it was when the first disciples of Jesus heard his words.

6. 1 Corinthians 9:19-23

Because although I am free from all, I became a slave to all, to gain more from them. Because of the Jews I became a Jew to win over the Jews. To those who are subject to the law, I made myself as subject to the law (although I myself was not subject to the law) to win those who were subject to the law. I have made myself as a stranger to those who are outside the law (I am not outside the law of God, but under the law of Christ) to win those who are outside the law. To the weak I became weak to win the weak. I became everything to everyone to save some at all costs. I do all this for the sake of the gospel, to share its blessings with them. read more

I became a Jew.Paul was a Jew (2 Corinthians 11:22, Galatians 1:13, Philippians 3:5) and loved his Jewish heritage (Romans 9:3-5), but the Jewish Messiah nullified the express Hebrew parts of the Mosaic Law (Matthew 15 :11; Mark 7:19; Romans 14:14; 1 Corinthians 7:19; Galatians 2:11-14; 6:2; Ephesians 2:14-15). In Christ, God created a newly defined nation where there was no difference between Jew and Gentile (Acts 15:9; Rom. 3:22; 10:12; 1 Cor. 10:32).they were made one according to law.Paul was willing to temporarily adopt a Jewish lifestyle to gain favor with the Jews (Acts 16:3, 21:17-26), but his nationality no longer defined his existence (Philippians 3:3).

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those who are outlawed. Apart from the Mosaic Law, which defined the Jewish way of life.NO . . . outside of God's law. . . the law of christ. Paul seems to distinguish between Jewish law and what he alternately calls "the commandments of God" (1 Corinthians 7:19) and "the law of Christ," which still applies to Christians regardless of their nationality. The last law seems to incorporate the moral teachings of Jesus and absorb both the theological structure and many moral principles of the Mosaic law. (See, for example, Rom. 7:7, 12, 22; Rom. 13:8–10; Galatians 5:14; 6:2; Ephesians 6:2.) This "law of Christ" today will also include the moral principles of the NT letters because in them the apostles interpreted and applied the life and teachings of Christ to the NT churches.

To the weak I have become weak.This is the attitude that Paul wants those in Corinth who have superior "knowledge" to adopt toward the "weak" among them (1 Corinthians 8:9-13).

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7. Romans 1:16–17

Because I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God to save all who believe, first the Jew and then the Greek. For in him the righteousness of God is revealed by faith and for faith, as it is written: The just shall live by faith. read more

Lacking stature, fame, or honor in Rome's halls of power and influence, Christians may be tempted to be ashamed of the Christian message. But Paul says it's nothing.ashamedz because it is actually a message that originates fromthe power of godthat leads people to salvation.jew firstit points to the priority of the Jews in the history of salvation and their election as the people of God. The role of the Jews is a central theme in Romans, particularly in the discussion of chapters 9-11.Greekhere it is not limited to the people of Greece, but is applied to all heathens.

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the justice of god. A hotly debated catchphrase. It probably means, first of all, "justice from God", and therefore means justice before God (legal reality) that God gives to men. A similar expression in Greek clearly has the same meaning in Philip. 3:9. Romans 10:5 parallels Philip. 3:9 and has the same meaning. It is possible that the expression has this meaning in Rom. 3:21–22 and 2 Corinthians 5:21. However, the expression in Greek (dikaiosynē theou"Righteousness of God") probably also has a fuller additional meaning directly related to God's right moral character, manifested especially in His holiness and justice, and the way in which His method of saving sinners through the death of Christ corresponds to the justice that a holy nature requires. Although the Western world today often finds the use of words that have double meanings confusing and ambiguous, in NT times such words were commonly used to add weight and richness. (See, for example, John 12:32, where "lifted up" refers to the "lifting up" of Christ through the crucifixion.)from faith to faithit probably means that righteousness before God is from beginning to end by faith.will live by faith. The life of faith is integral: it is by faith that the gift of salvation (eternal life) is first received, but it is also by faith that one lives each day. Cf. Hab. 2:4; Gallon. 3:11? Hebrews 10:38.

8. Proverbs 11:30

The fruit of the righteous is the tree of life,
and he who steals souls is wise.
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translated hebrew phrasethat catches soulsused in other places where the meaning is "to take life" or "to kill" (eg, 1 Samuel 24:11; 1 Kings 19:10, 14; Jonah 4:3). However, this proverb seems to deliberately use the usual meaning of the phrase to focus on the result.the fruit of the righteous. The life of the righteous leads not only to his own blessing, but also to fruits that "seize souls," in the sense of turning people away from the path that leads to death. Similar statements see Dan. 12:3, comparing the "wise" with "those who teach righteousness to the multitude." see see also James 5:20, where he who "keeps the sinner from his ways" will "save his soul from death."

9. 2 Timothy 4:1–5

I adore you before God and Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and at his appearing and in his kingdom: preach the word. be ready on time and out of time. rebuke, rebuke, and exhort with all patience and instruction. For the time is coming when men will not endure sound teaching, but those who are covetous of their ears will pick up teachers according to their lusts and will turn away from hearing the truth and will be led astray by fables. And you, always stay sober, endure suffering, do the work of the evangelist, fulfill your ministry. read more

Notes for v. 2 and 5:
The charge itself is expressed in five imperative verbs (with four more in 12 Timothy 4:5).preach the wordit refers to "Scripture" (cf. 2 Tim. 3:16) and therefore includes the preaching of the "good news" of the gospel in the broad biblical sense. The "gospel" for Paul is not just an evangelical presentation. the gospel is the central message (found throughout scripture, cf. 3:16) that can be applied to non-believers (a call to believe) or believers (a call to continue believing and living the consequences of this message). So the way to preach the gospel is to explain the scriptures.Be ready in season and out of season. When it's convenient and when it's not.Note, card and noteit means imparting all that is contained in the Scriptures: doctrine, teaching, correction, and encouragement.Patiencethis teaching is again encouraged (cf. 2 Tim. 4:2:24-26).

the work of the evangelist. The full scope of the word "evangelist" is not clearly defined here or anywhere else in Scripture. Paul teaches Timothy about the "gospel" (cf. 1 Tm 1, 11; 2 Tm 1, 8, 10; 2 Tm 2, 8), which certainly includes preaching to the unconverted, that is, a continuation of the mission from Paul to the Gentiles. However, Paul usually does not distinguish between "evangelism" and "discipleship."

10. 2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God speaking through us. We beseech you in the name of Christ, be reconciled with God. read more

reconciliation.An expression of the meaning of God's salvific action in Christ that is exclusive to Paul (cf. Rom 5, 10-11; Rom 11, 15; Eph 2, 16; Col 1, 20, 22). These verses represent (1) the basis of Paul's new covenant apostolic ministry (Paul's own reconciliation with God through Christ); (2 ofconsistency(his ministry and message of reconciliation to the world through Christ). (3) it is necessarycontent(forgiveness of sins by the death of Christ). and (4) ofcall(be reconciled to God in the name of Christ. ambassadors of Christ.Paul is sent as God's prophetic servant of the new covenant (2 Cor 3, 4-6) to announce God's "covenant of peace" (cf. Is 53, 5) to those who will trust in Christ to set them free of the punishment and power of sin (2 Cor. 5:14-15; see Is. 52:6-10; Rom. 10:15). "Reconcile with God" is a summary of the evangelical message that Paul preaches to unbelievers. it is a call to accept God's reconciliation (Rom. 5:11).

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