The way to get ready to make a case for your hope is to get hopeful. Apply yourself to settling the questions of your own heart.
You can't have fullness of joy in Christ if you never tell anybody about it. Declaring the marvelous deeds of God that have brought light into our life is a means to the full enjoyment of that light.
You can read every fairy tale that was ever written, every mystery thriller, every ghost story, and you will never find anything so shocking, so strange, so weird and spellbinding as the story of the incarnation of the Son of God.
Your power to give a compassionate witness about Jesus is in direct proportion to how precious Jesus is to you.
How different, how wonderful the use of our mouths would be if we lived by faith in the God who made the mouth and not by sight—by looking at our own clumsy tongue.
It is fitting for those who believe in the sovereignty of God to feel a deep sorrow and for the lost and a deep longing for their conversion.
To recognize and receive Christ for who he
really is, God the Father must reveal it to you.
The great obstacle to recognizing the truth
of Christ is not deficient resources but deep rebellion against
The use of money can make or break
your eternal destiny.
God prepares a person to receive Christ by stirring up a longing for consolation and redemption that can come only from Christ.
Giving the gospel away is one of the best ways of experiencing
its power in your own life.
God wants people who welcome his strategic interruptions and surprises.
hour of your life brings a situation that can be bought up for
eternity or missed.
The lesson of tragedies is "Get right with God."
steadfastness, with watchfulness, and with thanksgiving.
We are not big. But we are part of something big.
has yet more wonders to show us in the work of evangelism and world
missions than we can imagine.
Without seeing Christ, the burden to show him to others becomes slave labor.
The Son of Man came to
seek and to save that which was lost. He sought them,
he received them, he ate with them, and he saved them.
Jesus is the
seeking heart of God going out after sinners and winning our
When sinners turn from their
sin and accept Jesus' fellowship as the joy of their lives, they have
come home to God. And God is glad.
The gospel elicits shaming behavior in those who
will not believe it and it gives freedom from shame to those who do.
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