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APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: Explaining and Proving

Acts 17:2-3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 And according to Paul’s custom, he went to them, and for three Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures, 3 explaining and proving that it was necessary that the Christ had to suffer and rise again... Continue Reading →

APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: Effective Use of Questions

Luke 10:25 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 25 And behold, a lawyer[1] stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” A historical note here, “a lawyer” or “an expert in the... Continue Reading →

APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: The Value of Simplicity

Much of God’s Word is deep and quite complex, as it is filled with poetry, idioms, hyperbole, and apocalyptic language, figurative and symbolic language, religious terms, many different genres, and so much more. Therefore, as a teacher, an evangelist, we... Continue Reading →

Matthew 2:2 BDC: Astrology is condemned in God’s Word, so why use a star to guide the Magi (astrologers) to the birth of Jesus Christ?

Matthew 2:2 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 “Where is he who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east and have come to do him homage.”[1] Astrology is the study of the movements and relative... Continue Reading →

APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: Roadblocks to Successful Communication

At times, there will be occasions when we will have to offer constructive criticism to the person we are speaking with, be it a person we just met, a person we have been visiting for some time, or a person... Continue Reading →

APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: Speaking with Purpose

When we are communicating with another, we need to know what our purpose is and stay focused. This will help us with the preparatory work that goes into good communication as well. One of the best ways to have confidence... Continue Reading →

APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: Effective Listening and Responding

In trying to communicate with strangers, it can be quite a challenge at times. We may deal with biases, prejudices, a person in the middle of life trauma, someone who has had bad experiences, someone who just lost a loved... Continue Reading →

APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: How the Unbeliever Listens to Us

Getting a sense of how one is listening to us, will enable us to determine if more time should be given to this one. The person we are talking with may very well be what is known as a judgmental... Continue Reading →

APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: Getting Beneath the Surface

In witnessing to others, there will come times when one feels the other person is holding back. The unbeliever really does not want to go deeper into the conversation because perhaps she does not want to offend. Maybe she views... Continue Reading →

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