Sunday, February 14, 2016
Bible Questions Answered:
“A good friend of mine and I wish to be Christian workers for the Lord, witnessing, hand outs. Where do we start?...”
Every follower of The Lord is called to be a witness.
I Chronicles 16:8 KJV (David)
Give thanks unto The Lord, call upon His name, make known His deeds among the people.
Psalm 107:2 KJV
Let the redeemed of The Lord say so, whom He hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;
Isaiah 62:6 KJV
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of The Lord, keep not silence,
Matthew 28:18-20 KJV
18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto Me in heaven and in earth.
19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of The Father, and of The Son, and of The Holy Ghost:
20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Mark 16:15,16 KJV
15 And He said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
II Timothy 1:8 KJV
Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord..."
II Timothy 4:1,2 KJV
I charge thee therefore before God, and The Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom;
2 Preach The Word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.
I Peter 3:15 KJV
But sanctify The Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
Here Are Seven Indispensable Qualities Of God's Personal Worker:
1.) Someone Who Has Received The Lord Jesus Christ As Their Personal Savior.
Psalm 37:39 KJV
But the salvation of the righteous is of The Lord..."
John 10:9 KJV
I am The Door: by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
But we believe that through the grace of The Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved..."
Romans 5:9 KJV
Much more then, being now justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.
2.) Someone Who Lives A Life Of Spiritual Purity:
Psalm 24:3,4 KJV
3 Who shall ascend into the hill of The Lord? or who shall stand in His holy place?
4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
Matthew 5:8 KJV
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
I Corinthians 9:13,14 KJV
13 Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things live of the things of the temple? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?
14 Even so hath The Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel.
I Timothy 1:5 NLT
The purpose of my instruction is that all believers would be filled with love that comes from a pure heart, a clear conscience, and genuine faith.
James 1:27 KJV
Pure religion and undefiled before God and The Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
I Peter 1:16 KJV
"...It is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
3.) Someone Who Is Filled With The Spirit Of God:
I Corinthians 12:13 KJV
For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
Acts 11:16 KJV
Then remembered I The Word Of The Lord, how that He said, John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with The Holy Ghost.
Ephesians 5:18 KJV
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with The Spirit;
4.) Someone Who Is Given To Prayer:
Luke 18:1 KJV
And He spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
Ephesians 6:18 KJV
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in The Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
I Thessalonians 5:17 KJV
Pray without ceasing.
5.) Someone Who Has A Burden For Lost Souls:
Our Lord wept over Jerusalem, His beloved people.
Luke 19:41 KJV
And when He was come near, He beheld the city, and wept over it,
Matthew 23:37 KJV
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
Romans 9:2,3 NLT (Apostle Paul's empathy for his brethren.)
2 My heart is filled with bitter sorrow and unending grief
3 for my people, my Jewish brothers and sisters. I would be willing to be forever cursed—cut off from Christ!—if that would save them.
6.) Someone Who Believes The Word, That Proclaims, Those Without Christ Are Lost:
Ezekiel 18:4 KJV
"...the soul that sinneth, it shall die.
Romans 3:23 KJV
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
Romans 6:23 KJV
For the wages of sin is death; but The Gift Of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
7.) Someone who believes that mankinds only Savior is The Lord Jesus Christ.
Luke 19:10 KJV
For The Son Of Man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
John 3:16 KJV
For God so loved the world, that He gave His Only Begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Acts 4:10-12 KJV
10 Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of
Jesus Christ Of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by Him doth this man stand here before you whole.
11 This is The Stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become The Head Of The Corner.
12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Hebrews 7:25 KJV
Wherefore He (Our heavenly High Priest, The Lord Jesus Christ.) is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them.
I Timothy 1:15 KJV (Apostle Paul)
This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.
Isaiah 1:18 KJV
Come now, and let us reason together, saith The Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Mark 16:16 KJV
He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.