The Fields Are White for Harvest

Text: John 4:35-42 The first half of this chapter is devoted to Jesus’ conversation with the Samaritan woman at the well. After this, Jesus told His disciples that the fields were “white for harvest.” These two discussions are connected – the first discussion led to the great harvest Jesus talked about. Let us notice some […]

Five Ways to Test Your Faith

Text: 2 Corinthians 13:5 Christians need to “test” themselves to be sure they are “in the faith.” How can we determine if we are being as faithful as we ought to be? This lesson will examine five questions to ask ourselves about our faith. Are You Obedient to the Faith? For many in the religious […]

Rules for Religious Discussions

Text: 1 Peter 3:15 It is incumbent upon Christians to be ready to teach others. Religious discussions will take place in different environments – friendly/hostile, public/private, in-person/online, etc. How do we make the best use of our opportunities to discuss the Scriptures with others? By remembering some rules for religious discussions. Be Willing to Defend […]

How to Reach Others with the Gospel

Text: Mark 16:15 Though the Great Commission was given to the apostles, there are certain principles that still apply today. God wants people to be saved and the gospel is the way to reach them. We should do what we can to spread the gospel. But how can we reach others with the gospel? This […]

Sounding Forth the Word

Text: 1 Thessalonians 1:8 Ways in which individuals and local congregations can spread the gospel in their area: Open Assemblies (1 Corinthians 14:23-25) This is typically the most consistently practiced method, yet one we sometimes forget in this context Our assemblies should be open to visitors such that they feel welcome attending (James 2:2-4) The […]

The Fields are White for Harvest

Text: John 4:35 What Did Jesus See? People who were lost People who were interested What Did the People Need? A willing teacher The gospel Are the Fields White for Harvest Today? People are still lost (Romans 3:23) Are people interested? It depends – But we must plant the seed (1 Corinthians 3:6) We must […]

The Invitation

The Lord’s Invitation (Matthew 11:28-30) Those Who Help Extend the Invitation (Revelation 22:17) The Spirit – through the word (Ephesians 6:17) The bride, church (1 Thessalonians 1:8) The one who hears, Christians (1 Peter 3:15)