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Why Do Personal Evangelism, Ron Boatwright

         To evangelize means to proclaim the good news of the gospel of Christ.  Jesus in giving the Great Commission to the eleven apostles says in Matthew 28:19-20, "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things I have commanded you."   Imagine that Jesus saying these words to eleven of us today and we were one of the eleven.  What would be our reaction?  Impossible?  Incredible?  Absurd?  Or Lord don't you see there are only eleven of us?  Or would we think "Yes Jesus really means me also."  We are also under this obligation to teach others.  Jesus had just commanded the eleven to go teach and to teach those who were converted to observe all things he had command them which included that we are also to be taught to go and teach.      Paul says in Romans 1:14, "I am a debtor both to the Greeks and to the Barbaria

What of the Unevangelized ?, By J.Oswald Sanders

Description Oswald Sanders was a living proof that effectiveness as a Christian depends not on our upbringing but on our willingness to be used by God. We are also encouraged to use every God - given opportunity to spread the word. What of the Unevanglised? The Christian Church is growing at a tremendous rate, efforts are being made to make sure that at least the New Testament is available to 'preach to those who dwell on the earth - to every nation, tribe, tongue, and people' (Rev 14:6) but what happens to those who have never heard the gospel? Is there one rule for those who have heard and another for those who haven't? If there isn't, is God unfair, if there is - what is it? It is one of the first questions people ask when they are exploring the Christian faith, and goes straight to the core of who God is and how he deals with his creatures. Oswald Sanders looks at these topics and explains it simply and lucidly in a way that is difficult to better i