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Jesus is compelling. Come to Him and see.

Salvation starts with God. This is what Jesus says in John 6:44: “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them.” When you read John in the original Greek, that word there that we translate as “draws,” everyplace else in the New Testament, and most...

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Do you want to be well?

In John 5:6 Jesus asks, “Do you want to get well?” It is a great evangelism question because it prompts a bunch more like: ·      What does it mean to be “well?” ·      How do you define the “good life?” ·      Are you living it? ·      Is it marked by the Fruit of...

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What do you want?

"What do you want?” Jesus asks this question of two disciples in John 1:38. It is an intriguing question coming from Jesus when we remember that He is God Almighty and able to do literally anything. So, what do you want from Jesus? Do you take the genie-in-the-bottle...

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Where are you?

As many of you know, I’m very Socratic in my thinking and love questions, so when my friend and mentor Jim Singleton mentioned that there are six great “evangelism” questions in scripture, I took notes. One of these questions is in Genesis 3:9, where God asks Adam and...

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Why study the Psalms?

by Mary Duryea Why select Psalms, with 150 chapters, when there are 66 books to choose from, for a brief six-week study? That question echoed in my head as I kept coming back to the decision. It made much more sense to select a short book and do the whole thing....

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