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Many have used this same wording to excuse themselves from personal evangelism altogether.
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No relationship necessary. This impartation would be the key to the successful disciple! And why is it important for Christians to understand? The Great Commission. It assumes that Jesus did not live an accidental life; that his life mattered - that he lived intentionally. That the God-man who had infinite resources at His disposal, infinitely wise plans to carry out, and infinite time to accomplish them, chose to limit himself for the purpose of establishing a simple, yet relationally demanding yes, relationally demanding pattern for the church to accomplish His mission. What amazes me is that I have been studying the life of Jesus for nearly my whole life and have never seen this clear process. Many have used this same wording to excuse themselves from personal evangelism altogether. Robert Coleman writes with great passion about the importance of Evangelism in his very helpful book, The Master Plan of Evangelism. This book is considered by many to be a twentieth century classic of Christian literature. This work is biblical and practical—vintage Coleman!
Yes, I can see now the importance of consecration and the necessary next step of impartation. People make disciples; not just via content and proclamation, but through life together and patience, grace, and truth over the long haul.
When He would interact with the multitudes the twelve were always on hand, watching and learning. Though the Lord clearly loved the great multitudes He did not give himself utterly over to their whims and desires.
With the keen mind of a theologian and the warm heart of an evangelist, Robert Coleman displays how evangelism is the heartbeat of all theology.
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That the God-man who had infinite resources at His disposal, infinitely wise plans to carry out, and infinite time to accomplish them, chose to limit himself for the purpose of establishing a simple, yet relationally demanding yes, relationally demanding pattern for the church to accomplish His mission. In doing so they eliminate the New Member Class and inadvertently lose contact with so many individuals that could have been helped by such a course. More reviews tagged as: Evangelism Future 9Marks Articles delivered. Personality not included—or needed. And that's what this book is about. It was the life and teaching of Dr. It makes sense that demonstration would be the next step followed by delegation. If they obeyed Him, Jesus was willing to impart Himself unto them. Another weakness of the book can be seen in the forth step of impartation under the heading of The Work of the Holy Spirit. Practical and heart engaging and made me ever more committed and convicted to making disciples. Though I was previously unaware of eight points prior to coming to this book, they became obvious to me as I read through the work for the first time. Jesus sent out seventy other witnesses as well, from which we see the principle of delegation.
Personality not included—or needed. Though his point is valid that new converts ought not solely find their instruction from a four to six week course, it may be taken by some as a reason to do away with such courses all together.
Throughout the reading of this brief work I began to question my own evangelistic practices and was challenged to be more proactive in reaching lost souls for the kingdom of Christ. The book did not take a thousand pages to say what could be said in a hundred.
The membership class, though an old and broad method, is extremely helpful in this modern area.
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