Modern Evangelism: Mistake #1

Modern evangelism has shrunken God down to our size. I was sitting in a large Baptist church and the minister in the pulpit made the following remark. He said, “Friends, I can’t wait to get to heaven because when I die and go to heaven I want to walk up to Jesus and grab…

Modern Evangelism: Mistake #2

Modern evangelism has taken salvation out of the hands of God and placed it in the hands of men. A favorite Bible verse of modern day evangelism is Revelation 3:20, “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him,…

Modern Evangelism: Mistake #3

Modern evangelism has failed to preach the Gospel in its purity and proper order in preaching the doctrines of ruin, redemption, repentance, and regeneration. Men like Jonathan Edwards and Asahel Nettleton knew better than most of us today. They knew that the Gospel must be proclaimed in its purity and proper order. God must be…

Modern Evangelism: Mistake #4

Modern evangelism has failed to show man his duty of repentance. One of the greatest heresies to plague the church in the last 50-60 years has been the “Only Believe Gospel” invitation which omits the necessity of repentance to come savingly to Christ. Jesus declared, “…except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:…

Modern Evangelism: Mistake #5

Modern evangelism has failed to preach the utter strictness and severity of the law of God. Every man will be held up against the holy law of God and all will fail that test. I know I’m a sinner and I need a sin substitute in the person of Jesus Christ. All are the…