The Witness at a Well
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
John 3:36; 4:1-30, 39-42
April 10, 2005
As we prepare for our Witnessing Workshop on April 24th ... join me this morning in John 4. On Sunday .. April 24th ... I am going to be leading our People Sharing Jesus workshop beginning at 4:00 p.m. And beginning today ... I am asking all of our Deacons ... all of our Sunday School Teachers ... and all of our Volunteer Leaders to sign up saying that you will participate in this workshop.
Yes, we will provide childcare. Yes, we will have a training time. Yes, we will be hitting the streets. Yes, we will be sharing Jesus. Yes, we will see people saved. Yes! Yes! Yes! And I'm praying that will be your response to People Sharing Jesus. Yes Pastor, you can count on me.
Now last Sunday from John 3 .. we learned some things about witnessing from the Master Evangelist. And of course the Master Evangelist is Jesus. Here's what we learned: First, we must Capitalize on every opportunity. Every person that crosses your path needs a witness. Every person that crosses your path needs Jesus. Next, we must Utilize the Word of God. In witnessing to Nicodemus, He used familiar scriptures and allowed God's word to convict him of sin. Finally, we must Realize that God wants everybody saved. Here's what Jesus said to Nicodemus: "For God so loved the WORLD, that He gave His only begotten Son, that WHOEVER believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."
Capitalize on every opportunity. Utilize the Word of God. Realize that God wants everybody saved.
Now those were the witnessing helps we learned in the encounter that Jesus had with Nicodemus. Now from John 4 ... we read where Jesus encounters the Madonna of the New Testament day! She had the face of an angel but the morals of an alley cat!
She was so different from Nicodemus who had a good reputation ... this woman had a bad reputation. And do you know why we find them next to each othe ...
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