Matthew 9:35-38 Please, look this up. The materials you will need for this: A small leather bible, if you don't have one then a big leather bible, or any bible, reading glasses if you are going blind, and possibly a notebook for notes. Okay, maybe I'm going a little overboard with this thing.
I. The Condition Of Lost Humanity
Two examples of this:
- Harassed and Helpless
- Like sheep without a shepherd.
Without Christ, people are: Sinful, lost, helpless, fallen, rebels, guilty, God-haters, hell-bound and the like. Another thing for you Christians: You were like this before God and Christ rescued you, you were no different from them. Look at 2 Kings 7:3-9. We are the lepers. In our first scripture, notice Jesus' response to this. His response was loving compassion, not hate or down-looking.
A few things to remember: That we were lost at one point, and mostly still are. (In the mind and in the world) Evangelism is a spiritual discipline, not a spiritual gift. If you are a christian, there is no excuse at all to not evangelise. Christ must be proclaimed.
If you are silent, the devil wins. This is definitely not right, therefore, you must:
SPEAK IT OUT!
Mac Over 'n Out
P.S. We are laborers in God's Harvest.
P.P.S. The line above the first P.S. is getting old, and i mean old.