"But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect."                                                                                                                                                                                   1 Peter 3:15

 
 

 

Reasons Why We Should Evangelize

 

Do you sometimes need more reasons to evangelize? We all can become discouraged and feel unmotivated to share our faith. What are the reasons why we should evangelize? Below is a list of the main reasons why all of us should seek to evangelize others. As you read the list, ask God to help you recapture the desire to evangelize your friends, family, and people you meet. You can become excited about evangelism again!

We Should Evangelize Because God Loves People

1.      God loves everyone in the world (John 3:16).

2.      God loves people despite their sins (Rom. 5:8).

3.      God does not want anyone to perish (2 Pet. 3:9).

4.      God wants everyone to be saved (1 Tim. 2:4).

5.      Godís love for believers is eternal (Rom. 8:28-39).

     

We Should Evangelize Because Jesus Loves People

1.      Jesus was a friend of sinners (Matt. 11:19).

2.      Jesus came to seek and save the lost (Luke 19:10).

3.      Jesus came to destroy the devilís work (1 John 3:8).

4.      Jesus came to give His life away (Mark 10:45).

5.      Jesus died for sinners (1 Cor. 15:3).

6.      Jesus voluntarily died for sinners (John 10:17-18).

7.      Jesus died for everyone (2 Cor. 5:15; Heb. 2:9; 1 Pet. 3:18).

8.      Jesusí love is the greatest love ever (John 15:13; 1 John 4:10).

 

We Should Evangelize Because Jesus Is The Way

1.      Jesus is the one and only way to God (John 14:6).

2.      No one else besides Jesus can save sinners (Acts 4:12).

3.      Jesus is the narrow way that leads to life (Matt. 7:13-14).

4.      Jesus is the door that opens to salvation (John 10:9).

 

We Should Evangelize Because The Unsaved Are Lost

1.      The unsaved are slaves to sin who need freedom (John 8:32-36).

2.      The unsaved have blinded minds that need light (2 Cor. 4:4-6).

3.      The unsaved need to be rescued from this evil age (Gal. 1:4).

4.      People without Jesus have no hope for eternity (Eph. 2:12).

5.      The unsaved are separated from the life of God (Eph. 4:18-19).

6.      They need to be snatched from the fire and saved (Jude 23).

7.      People without Jesus can be saved today! (2 Cor. 6:2)

   

We Should Evangelize Because Jesus Will Judge Sin

1.   Jesus will judge the entire world as the Risen Lord (Acts 17:31).

2.      Jesus will judge all who do not believe in Him (John 5:22-23, 27).

3.      Jesus will judge all our thoughts, words, and deeds (Rom. 2:16).

4.      Those who donít trust in Jesus will suffer Godís wrath (John 3:36).

5.      Jesus said hell is eternal (Matt. 18:8-9; 25:41, 46; Mark 9:43).

6.      Hell is banishment from Godís presence (2 Thess. 1:8-9).

7.      Hell is eternal torment in the lake of fire (Rev. 14:9-11; 20:15).

 

We Should Evangelize Because Jesus Offers Eternal Life

1.      He can offer it because He rose from the dead (Acts 2:24-36).

2.      Jesus offers it to all who will believe in Him (John 5:21, 24).

3.      Jesus will give immortal bodies to all who believe (John 6:40).

4.      Jesus gives the Holy Spirit to indwell believers (John 7:37-38).

5.      Jesus says that eternal life canít be lost (John 10:28-29).

6.      He offers believers assurance of salvation (1 John 3:24; 5:11-13).

 

We Should Evangelize Because Heaven Is Eternal Bliss

1.      Jesus has prepared a place for believers in heaven (John 14:1-3).

2.      God wants heaven to have believers from every nation (Rev. 7:9).

3.      Believers will have immortal bodies in heaven (1 Cor. 15:42-57).

4.      Believers eagerly await living forever in heaven (2 Cor. 5:1-8).

5.      Believers want to die soon and live with Jesus (Phil. 3:21-23).

6.      Believers will enjoy eternity without pain and sorrow (Rev. 21:1-4).

7.      Heaven offers great sights and amazing experiences (Rev. 21-22).

8.   Believers will live and reign forever with God (Rev. 22:3-5).

 

We Should Evangelize Because Jesus Wants Workers

1.      Jesus prayed for workers of the harvest fields (Matt. 9:37-38).

2.      Jesus wants us to make disciples of all nations (Matt. 28:16-20).

3.      People canít hear the gospel without preachers (Rom. 10:14, 17).

4.      Believers must be ready to spread the gospel of peace (Eph. 6:15).

5.      God wants all of us to do evangelism (2 Tim. 4:5).