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STEPS TO BECOME SPIRITUALLY MATURE Personal Evangelism & Follow-Up Wednesdays 8:15pm - 9:30 pm
Volunteer Ushers (by DGroup) • June 07 - Beng’s DGroup • June 14 - Steve & Marge Si • June 21 - Gary, James, Brian • June 28 – Kaye, Gabbie, Aihra
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion I. Personal Evangelism and Follow-up
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and MAKE DISCIPLESof all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." Matthew 28:18-20
OVERVIEW • What is disciple-making? • What are the implications of Evangelism and Discipleship? • What are the qualifications of a disciple-maker?
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion A. What is disciple-making? • Disciple-making is the process of _________ people to Christ, and _________them up in the faith toward _____________, for the purpose of __________________, resulting in the ______ of God. bringing building Christ-likeness spiritual multiplication glory
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion What is Personal Evangelism and Follow-up? a. It is the process of bringing people to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and helping them _________ and ______ in their Christian life. grow start out
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion b. They are the first two stages of discipleship. The pursuit of _______ ________ and _________ ______________ is preceded by personal evangelism and follow- up. Christ- likeness spiritual multiplication
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion parenting • c. It is spiritual __________. Parents give birth to babies, nurture them to grow, and teach them how to live.
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion A disciple-maker is a _______________ who is used by God to bring people to know Jesus which leads to their spiritual birth, nurture them to grow spiritually, and teach them how to live the Christian life. spiritual parent
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion • B. What are the implications of Evangelism and Discipleship? • 1. Evangelism and discipleship ____________. We are not to separate the two; we are not to do one and neglect the other. go together
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion • In its broadest sense, evangelism is communicating the gospel with the: • Immediate intent- converting the hearer to faith in Jesus • Ultimate intent- making the new believer become a disciple of Jesus
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion • 2. Those involved in evangelism and discipleship must ____________ be committed followers of Jesus Christ. • 3. Those involved in disciple-making must also be __________ by a more mature believer. themselves discipled
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion • What are the Qualifications of a Disciple-maker? • A disciple-maker does not need to be perfect or to be a super Christian. Indeed, there is no such thing as a perfect Christian. However, there are characteristics necessary in order for a person to be able to make disciples. He must be S.M.A.R.T.
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion • 1. ______ • A disciple-maker must have _________ of salvation and must show ________ of salvation. SAVED assurance evidence
S A V E D • 1 John 5:11-13 • 1 John 2:3-6 • 2 Timothy 2:19
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion • __________ • Maturity is a ________. The important thing is that a disciple-maker must be able to _____________ and __________ to grow in his faith. A manifestation of continuous maturity is being able to make the right choices. This is essential because a disciple-maker will be helping others grow in their faith. MATURING process feed himself continue
M A T U R I N G • 1 Peter 2:2-3 • Hebrews 5:11-14 • 2 Peter 3:17-18
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion AVAILABLE • 3. ___________ • Discipleship takes time and a disciple-maker must make himself available to take care of his disciples. The question is not whether we have time to make disciples; the question is whether we will make time to make disciples.
A V A I L A B L E • Mark 3:14-15
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion RESPONSIBLE • 4. ____________ • This means he is both ____________ and ________. He can be entrusted with a responsibility and he can be counted on to fulfill his task. This is important because a disciple-maker is first and foremost entrusted with the spiritual life of others. trustworthy faithful
R E S P O N S I B L E • 2 Timothy 2:2
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion TEACHABLE • 5. ____________ • A disciple-maker must be someone who is _______________and be taught, no matter how much he ______________. A person who is not teachable will never fully grow in his faith. Consequently, his disciples will also not grow as much as they should. willing to learn already knows
T E A C H A B L E • Acts 18:24-28 • Luke 6:39-40
Disciple Makers aved aturing vailable esponsible eachable S M A R T
Course Objectives At the end of the course, the participants should be able to: • Understand their calling to Christ-likeness • Know what a disciple is • Know what are the elements involved Disciple-making • How to make disciples • Actively engage in personal disciple-making
Session Goals At the end of this session, the participants should be able to: • Define discipleship, personal evangelism and follow-up • Meet up the proposed qualifications of disciple-maker
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion Matthew 28:16-20 What is the command? To whom is the command given? What is the promise? 1. What is discipleship?
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion 16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Matthew 28:16-20
STEPS TO BECOME SPIRITUALLY MATURE Personal Evangelism & Follow-Up Session 1: The Purpose & Motivation of a Disciple
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion 2 Timothy 2:1-7 • What insights can you get about making disciples? 1. What is disciple-making?
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion 1 You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. 2 And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others. 3 Endure hardship with us like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. 4 No one serving as a soldier gets involved in civilian affairs — he wants to please his commanding officer. 2 Timothy 2:1-7
THE MOTIVATION: Purpose and Passion 5 Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor's crown unless he competes according to the rules. 6 The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops. 7 Reflect on what I am saying, for the Lord will give you insight into all this. 2 Timothy 2:1-7