This message was preached by Colin D Cruz at Word of Grace Church on the 13th of April 2012.
- MAKE disciples thru evangelism (unbelievers become believers, followers of Jesus)
- MARK them thru baptism (They identify themselves with Jesus and with the local church)
- MATURE them thru teaching with obedience (This is ongoing – they receive teaching and put it into practice and grow in maturity). (Various stages of growth – spiritual infants, children, adults, parents)
God has to choose and touch hearts
Acts 16:14 Lydia The Lord opened her heart to respond…
Acts 13:48 … and all who were appointed for eternal life believed
3 different responses to the gospel
Here is a story of a man passionate about sharing about Jesus till the very end.
John Harper with his wife and daughter pictured some time before he perished on the Titanic
An illustration of the sinking of the Titanic
Let our passion for the lost be like John Harper where we loose no opportunity to give people a chance to respond to the gospel. Amen.
Colin D Cruz