Scripture Reading: “My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. Don’t you have a saying, ‘It’s still four months until harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest. Even now the one who reaps draws a wage and harvests a crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may be glad together. Thus the saying ‘One sows and another reaps’ is true. I sent you to reap what you have not worked for. Others have done the hard work, and you have reaped the benefits of their labor.” John 4:34-38
We know from Scripture that we are commanded to FISH
Yet, we do not FISH!
We also know from Scripture that there are plenty of FISH - John 4:34-38
YET, we do not FISH!
We are told in Scripture to prepare ourselves and others to fish:
1. Ourselves: 2 Tim 2:15
2. Others: 2 Tim 4:1-5
YET WE DO NOT FISH! – Why is this; what is our problem?
How do we solve our LOVE Problem?
Now let us PREPARE to FISH!
Share the GOSPEL (from Dare2Share):
Are you ready to commit to being obedient? They let’s start fishing; they are biting in our area!
Scripture Reading: Acts 1:6-11
God has equipped the church with His Holy Spirit to make disciples!
1. You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you! Acts 1:8
Salvation is the turning point of our life when we move from rebellion against God into a right relationship with God through faith in the gospel of Jesus.
1. I love to tell MY story!!!! Philippians 3:12.
2. My life before Jesus! Acts 7:58; 8:1, 3; 9:2; Phil. 3:5-6
Scripture Reading: Romans 1:13-16, Matthew 28:16-20, Acts 1:8
The power that enables a Christian to witness comes from God and not from us.
The power of the gospel is not:
2. Jesus’ Command (Great Commission): Matthew 28:16-20
Josh Pilgrim, Pastor