Power in Personal Evangelism.


Personal Evangelism 101:

  1. Look for those that are Seeking. (Acts 8:26-29)

  2. Meet people where they Are. (Acts 8:30-35a)

  3. Review: John 4

  4. Make it about Jesus. (Acts 8:35b)

  5. Encourage a Decision. (Acts 8:36-40)

(Listen to Baptism 101)

  • What is baptism?
    Baptism is a visible, God-chosen, God-commanded, response to my faith. See Acts 2

  • Who is baptism for?
    It is for people who have received Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • Common Excuses for not getting Baptized:

    1. "I was baptized when I was a baby."
    2. "I'd offend my parents and and family." See Acts 5:29
    3. "I need to wait until I'm on track spiritually."
    4. "I don't like being in front of people."
    5. "I need to pray about it."

  • What is the purpose of baptism?
    It is the profession of faith. See Rom 6:1-5

  • When should a person be baptized?
    It is to be done immediately upon belief.

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 8:26-40

  1. How can you tell if an unsaved person YOU know (coworker, gym buddy, neighbor, whatever) is seeking?

  2. In Acts 8:35, we see Philip’s message was about Jesus. What specifically do unsaved people need to know about Jesus?

  3. *Imagine a Christian friend of yours never got baptized, but asked you, "Why should I get baptized?" How would you answer this?

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another.