1. How did you come to hear about Jesus?
2. What do you love talking about he most? What do you talk about most often?
3. Why do you think it is important to share good news?
Teaching- We have the good news. Never forget, what we bring is not only needed but exciting. The sick patient needs to hear there is a cure and they should be elated to find that out. Jesus came preaching the “gospel.” That word literally means; “the good news.” It is our job to propitiate it and keep it going.
We are part of an unbroken chain. If we as a generation fail to pass on the pure message, there will be no more hope. The message is simple; God sent His son Jesus to come and die for our sins (Jn3:16). Jesus was crucified, buried, rose from the dead and is alive today. If an individual will open their heart and believe they will be born again. The Holy Spirit will come into their spirit and they will know they are a child of God (Rom8).
Faith is the proper response to the gospel. After you tell someone what Jesus did ask them; “do you believe this? Could we, right now, pray so that you might know that you know God?” Then lead them in a simple prayer such as; “God, I know I have made many sins. I am thankful to you that you sent your son Jesus to die on the cross for my sins. I believe you He died and rose and is alive. Will you send me your Holy Spirit that I might know you? Thank you for this, Amen.” This is the requirement to go to Heaven. “If you believe in your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, you will be saved (Rom10:9).”
Let everyday be a joy. Think of who you can see be saved. Do not withhold the most important information that anyone could ever hear. The longer we do not tell them, the more they will wonder if we really believe it. “Today is the day of salvation (2Cor6:2).” The Holy Spirit is our Helper in this matter. He has long been convicting the hearer of their sin and of righteousness that can be theirs. For two reasons we must speak; out of obedience to our great King who commands it and out of love for our friend that is lost.
Closing- challenge each person to write down several people that they will share the gospel with.
1. Why have you not shared the gospel with friends or family members in the past?
2. Do you feel a need to tell others about Jesus?
3. How have you felt when you shared Christ with others?