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How can Christians be involved in evangelism? They should personally be responsible to pass on the gospel. It’s in the Bible, Matthew 9:37-38Matthew 9:37-38
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37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the laborers are few. 38 Pray therefore that the Lord of the harvest will send out laborers into his harvest.”

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, NKJV. “Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.”

Evangelism is a worldwide work for all Christians. It’s in the Bible, Matthew 28:19-20Matthew 28:19-20
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19 Therefore go, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all things that I commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen.

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. “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, 20 teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”

Sharing Jesus Christ should be a way of life. It’s in the Bible, Colossians 1:28-29Colossians 1:28-29
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28 whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus; 29 for which I also labor, striving according to his working, which works in me mightily.

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. “Him we preach, warning every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. 29 To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily

The good news of salvation must be preached everywhere before Jesus will come. It’s in the Bible, Matthew 24:14Matthew 24:14
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14 This Gospel of the Kingdom will be preached in the whole world for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.

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, NKJV. “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.

You don’t have to be a sophisticated, highly educated person to share Jesus. It’s in the Bible, 1 Corinthians 2:1-51 Corinthians 2:1-5
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2 1 When I came to you, brothers, I didn’t come with excellence of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God. 2 For I determined not to know anything among you, except Jesus Christ, and him crucified. 3 I was with you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling. 4 My speech and my preaching were not in persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, 5 that your faith wouldn’t stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

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, NKJV. “And I, brethren, when I came to you, did not come with excellence of speech or of wisdom declaring to you the testimony of God. For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified. I was with you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling. And my speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, that your faith should not be in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.”

We are called to be representatives of Jesus. It’s in the Bible, 2 Corinthians 5:202 Corinthians 5:20
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20 We are therefore ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us. We beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

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, NKJV. “Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God.”

Evangelism is not only speaking for the Lord, but also modeling the truth in our lives. It’s in the Bible, Mark 16:15Mark 16:15
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15 He said to them, “Go into all the world, and preach the Gospel to the whole creation.

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; John 13:35John 13:35
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35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

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, NKJV. “‘And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature”…”By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.””

Evangelism is more than preaching and witnessing; it is caring for people’s needs. It’s in the Bible, Isaiah 61:1Isaiah 61:1
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61 1 The Spirit of the Lord Yahweh is on me; because Yahweh has anointed me to preach good news to the humble; he has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;

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, TLB. “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, Because the Lord has anointed Me. To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives, And the opening of the prison to those who are bound”

Each Christian should feel the same compulsion the apostle Paul felt to share the gospel with others. It’s in the Bible, 1 Corinthians 9:16, 22, 231 Corinthians 9:16, 22, 23
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16 For if I preach the Gospel, I have nothing to boast about; for necessity is laid on me; but woe is to me, if I don’t preach the Gospel. 22 To the weak I became as weak, that I might gain the weak. I have become all things to all men, that I may by all means save some. 23 Now I do this for the Gospel’s sake, that I may be a joint partaker of it.

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. “For when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, since I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!  . . . I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.”

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