- Explain briefly why you should witness.
- How could you begin a conversation about Christ?
- How can you be personally involved in the Great Commission? (See Matthew 28:18-20)
- From these verses, how would you define fruit in a Christian's life?
a. Galatians 5:22, 23
b. John 15:16
c. Matthew 7:15-20
d. Matthew 13:18-23
- Why do some Christians not demonstrate character qualities that Jesus would have us show?
- How does one become a Christian?
a. John 1:12
b. Ephesians 2:8, 9
c. John 5:24
- What benefits result from having a personal relationship with Christ?
a. John 1:12
b. 1 Corinthians 6:19
c. Colossians 1:14
d. John 14:27
e. 2 Corinthians 5:17
- What does God set aside for all who accept His Son?
a. Peter 1:3, 4
b. Ephesians 1:13, 14
- Why did Jesus Christ come to earth?
a. Luke 19:10
b. John 10:9, 10
- How would you present Christ to a non-believer? Write out the references of the verses you would use and why.
- What does it mean to show God's love to someone?
- What role does the Holy Spirit play in evangelism?
a. John 6:63
b. Romans 8:16
c. Romans 8:26
d. 2 Corinthians 3:17
e. 1 Peter 3:18
- Explain John 3:16. Why could it also be called the whole gospel in a nutshell?
- What is repentance?
- What does 1 John 2:1-5 tell you about how you can know you are a Christian?
- What promises do you find in 1 John 5:11-13? Why are they important?
- List at least five people with whom you will talk personally about Jesus Christ in the next month. What steps will you take to introduce them to Christ?
Group Discussion Questions
- What does it mean to "talk about Christ to all who will listen?" (See Colossians 1:28) Share briefly some places it is difficult for you to talk about the Lord.
- People are hungry for God. Think of some experience you have had that substantiate this. Discuss these incidents with your group.
- As an ambassador for Christ, you have a tremendous opportunity to serve Him. Reflect on the duties of an ambassador. Share with your group how these relate to the Christian life and to witnessing about your faith in Christ. (See 2 Corinthians 5:18-21)
- How should you handle an antagonistic response when sharing the Four Spiritual Laws? Discuss how God's love can be shown thorough such difficult situations.
- Discuss practical things you can do to overcome the problem of getting started in witnessing.
- Turn to the train diagram on page twelve of the Four Spiritual Laws booklet. Explain why it is so important to make this concept clear to the new believer. Share ways to encourage the new Christian in his or her faith.
- Discuss practical plans for following up on a new Christian with your group. Make a list of different suggestions by other group members that you could use.
Adapted from the Transferable Concept: How You Can Introduce Others To Christ, by Dr. Bill Bright, co-founder of Campus Crusade for Christ. © Cru. All rights reserved.