The Great Commission: Matthew 28:18-20
1 Corinthians 3:6-8
1. GO WHERE PEOPLE ARE
The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?” (For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans.) John 4:9
2. OBEY THE SPIRIT’S LEADING
Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.”… And the Spirit said to Philip, “Go over and join this chariot.”
Acts 8:26, 29
3. APPROACH WITH TACT.
So Philip ran to him and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet and asked, “Do you understand what you are reading?” And he said, “How can I, unless someone guides me?” And he invited Philip to come up and sit with him. Acts 8:30-31
4. ESTABLISH COMMON GROUND. 1 Corinthians 9:19–23
5. USE GOD’S WORD. Acts 8:35
6. TELL YOUR STORY. The book of Acts
7. PURSUE A DECISION.
“But who do you say that I am?” Matthew 16:15
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