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Religion and Theology
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Evangelism Vision Name Institution Course Date I have had a change of perception and a challenge to my thinking on evangelism, which is the sharing of Christ to a dying world. After undergoing teaching about the very crucial biblical call to make disciples of Christ in all nations, I realized that contrary to my earlier perception, the call to evangelize is not a personal choice, but a biblical command as confirmed in Mathew 28: 18- 20 which states, “Go ye therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost”.
These words were a direct command from Jesus to the then disciples and all those who would come into the Kingdom later, in order to mobilize His followers into all parts of the world in fulfillment of His promise when He called His first disciples to follow Him and He would make them fishers of men, Mark 1:17. Wherever I am, I have realized that it is a command from Christ who I have accepted as my Lord, to make Him known to the people around me, a duty that Jesus has delegated to all members of the church which is His body.2 As can be noted from the Bible, Jesus started His mission on earth with evangelism, Mark 1:38b where once He told disciples,’ that I may preach there also, for therefore came I forth’, and ended it with evangelism when He gave His followers the great commission. This shows the great importance that He attaches to the redemption of man, also saying in Luke 19:10 that He came to seek and to save that which was lost. ...
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