“He that winneth souls is wise.”—Prov. 11:30. The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life: The righteous person, by speech, conduct, and example, that is, fruit or fruitage (Heb. peri), he captures or wins souls, namely, by the person (soul) listening to the righteous one, he gets spiritual food, and he is then led to serve God, and he... Continue Reading →
"Christians" on social media spend more time arguing with each other than evangelizing unbelievers. How are we fulfilling the command to proclaim God's Word, teach, and make disciples (Matt. 24:14; 28:19-20; Ac 1:8), while we are sitting alone at our computer drawing off by ourselves and snarling and grumbling amongst each other on social media?... Continue Reading →
Satan the Devil stalks true Christians. (1 Pet. 5:8) His intention is not necessarily to slay them, as some serial killer slaughters their victims. Rather, Satan’s main purpose is to capture his victims alive and use the persons as he sees fit. American Muslim young adults who are converts to Islam also is about one-quarter (23%), a much smaller share of current Christians (6%) are converted. In other words, Christianity as a whole loses more people than it gains from religious switching. In the 21 years from 1996 to 2017, there were 4,128,632 baptisms for Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Apologists Exposing False Prophecies of Watchtower Organization Jehovah's Witnesses 1878, 1914, 1918, 1925, and 1975 Is it best to spend much time trying to expose historical problems or is there a better way. Most Christian apologists are pretty much on par with the history they present about Jehovah's Witnesses, but I would offer them some... Continue Reading →
1 Peter 3:15 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 15 but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being prepared to make a defense [Gr. apologia] to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect; ALWAYS BEING PREPARED TO MAKE DEFENSE TO... Continue Reading →
1 Corinthians 9:19-23 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 19 For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may gain more. 20 And so to the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain Jews; to those under the law I became as under the law, though... Continue Reading →
Buddhism is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted philosophies. Buddhism originated in Ancient India sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE, from where it spread through much of Asia, where after it declined in... Continue Reading →
Acts 13:47 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 47 For so the Lord has commanded us, saying, “‘I have appointed you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the end of the earth.’” Not only did the apostle Paul say the above words, but he also understood and appreciated the seriousness of it. After he... Continue Reading →
Examples of Paul’s effective strategies are provided for the reader to apply in teaching others. Explaining the good news to new believers effectively will assist readers in being ambassadors for Christ. Paul’s teaching strategies for individual ministry and small groups, and, mentoring other future teachers are highlighted.