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Seeing People as the Lord Saw Them (2 of 4)
Series: People Need The Lord
Dr. Stan Coffey
I.AN ABUNDANT HARVEST
II. A VALUABLEHARVEST
III. AN URGENT HARVEST
IV. A WAITING HARVEST.
V. A PRECIOUS HARVEST
I want you to take God's word and turn first of all to Matthew Chapter 9 beginning in Verse 35. Last Sunday night I began a series of messages on ''People Need the Lord''. I guess a subtitle for that would be, ''How to Keep the Fires of Soul-Winning Burning, How to Keep the Passion for Souls in Your Life and in the Life of Our Church''.
I'm very concerned and burdened about that. I think it is so easy to get caught up in a lot of good things and forget the main thing. You know most of the time we have soul winning commitment day around January the 1st or in the first few weeks of January and we challenge people to win souls and make a commitment if they will win at least one person to Christ in a new year.
I think that's fine and we may do it again but really the time when we as a church need to make that commitment is this fall or the end of this summer when we begin our great outreach effort for the fall ministry and the fall program and when we begin our new outreach effort.
And so in the next three or four weeks, I want you to be really praying about your part in outreach because everyone here tonight can have a part. You may not witness like I do and I may not witness like you do, but God's not concerned with that; God is just concerned with the attitude of your heart and you being willing to be used by the Lord however He would choose to use you.
Whether it is to make telephone calls or whether it is to pray of whether it is to make Sunday school visits, whether it is to follow up on people who have accepted Christ but they need follow up, they need to be baptized, or whatever it may be and so there is something for everyone to do.
I just want you to be praying about where God would have you to be and in the next ...
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