12 Lesson Study Guide to Always Be Ready to Give an Answer!

 

This study guide is designed to be used with the book “Always Be Ready to Give an Answer!”  (cited above) to teach an effective method of Christian personal evangelism.  It consists of 12 lessons of 60 to 90 minutes that include reading and homework assignments, role-playing, group discussions. preparing your testimony, etc.  Session goals are listed at the beginning of each lesson. Leadership instructions are printed in bold print. Italicized and underlined to separate them from the class material.  At the end of each lesson are a printed summary and a homework assignment for the next week marked “Handout”  The Instructor will prepare for class by printing all relevant materials including enough lesson summaries, dialogues, etc. for each student.  Carefully review ALL the tasks for the lesson before you teach them.  May the LORD bless your teaching. 

Course Outline.  This course is designed in twelve lessons of 60 minutes each. 

  • Part 1 Foundations
  •          Lesson 1 Introduction to YOUR Personal Evangelism Plan
  •          Lesson 2 Christian Apologetics
  •          Lesson 3 Presupposition Foundations
  • Part 2 Developing Your Personal Evangelism Strategy
  •          Lesson 4 Taking Spiritual Temperature – Introduction & COLD
  •          Lesson 5 Taking Spiritual Temperature – LUKEWARM & HOT
  •          Lesson 6 Developing Your Testimony
  •          Lesson 7 Closure (Bringing One into a Relationship with Jesus).
  • Part 3 Implementation
  •          Lesson 8 Biblical Christianity’s Uniqueness
  •          Lesson 9 Biblical Support
  •          Lesson 10 Apostles Evangelism Encounters
  •          Lesson 11 Evangelism Strategy & Testimonies
  •          Lesson 12 Conclusion

 

  • Complete Table of Contents
  • Preface: How to Use This Study Guide, Course Outline
  • Pre-Course Handout
  •             1) Dialogue, Getting stumped by the question.
  •             2) Taking their spiritual temperature.      
  •             3) Giving your testimony
  •             4) Getting to the Gospel decision – Closure. 
  •             5) Answering their questions. 
  • Part 1 Foundations
  •             Lesson 1 Introduction to YOUR Personal Evangelism Plan
  •                         The Great Commission
  •                         Lost Friends and Family
  •                         Jesus Answers a Question With a Question
  •                         Role-play Evangelism Dialogue
  •             Lesson 2 Christian Apologetics
  •                         Presuppositions Defined (AIG)
  •                         Presuppositions Contradicted
  •                         Marginal Christianity – The Church Today
  •             Lesson 3 Christianity’s Presuppositional Foundations
  •                         Cultural Context’s Three Principles
  •                                     Men are Dead in Their Sin
  •                                     Two Kinds of People      
  •                                    Jesus is the Only Way to God
  •            How God Saves Men, The Example of Lazarus Raised
  •                                    Lazarus’ Body Made Alive by the Holy Spirit (Given Ears to Hear)                                          
  •                                    The Gospel is Proclaimed (Human Agency)
  •                                    The Gospel is Believed  
  •                                    Sanctification Begins
  • Part 2 Developing Your Personal Evangelism Strategy
  •             Lesson 4 Taking Spiritual Temperatures – Introduction & COLD
  •                         Identifying Unbelievers Presuppositions
  •                         The Parable of the Sower – Mark 4:2-20
  •                         The Parable of the Sower Explained
  •                         Spiritual Temperature = COLD
  •             Lesson 5 Taking Spiritual Temperature – LUKEWARM & HOT
  •                         Spiritual Temperature = LUKEWARM
  •                         Marginal Christianity Review
  •                         Spiritual Temperature = HOT
  •             Lesson 6 Developing Your Testimony
  •                         Give Your Testimony Every Time
  •                         John Harpers Story
  •                         Short Testimony Example
  •             Lesson 7 Closure (Bringing One into a Relationship with Jesus)
  •                         Preparing for Closure
  •                         Closure Plan
  •                                     1) Define Their Need
  •                                     2) Offer God’s Solution
  •                                     3) Making Their Commitment
  •                         Closure Plan Summary Chart
  • Part 3 Implementation     
  •             Lesson 8 Biblical Christianity’s Uniqueness
  •                         Defining World Religions
  •                                     1) God’s Not Relevant
  •                                     2) Non-Christian Religions
  •                                     3) Christianity
  •                         Spiritual Equations
  •                         Humanism vs. Christianity Comparison Chart
  •             Lesson 9 Biblical Support
  •                         Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. —Matthew 4:19
  •                         We are called to witness! The Great Commission
  •                         Jesus’ Methods, Exposing Presuppositions.
  •                         Reacting to Those That Are Cold
  •             Lesson 10 Apostles Evangelism Encounters
  •                         Paul and Barnabas at Antioch
  •                         Paul in Ephesus
  •                         Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch
  •             Lesson 11 Evangelism Strategy & Testimonies
  •                         Practice Testimonies
  •                         Your Evangelism Strategy, One More Time
  •                                     Are They COLD?
  •                                     Are They LUKEWARM?
  •                                     Are They HOT?
  •                         Closure – Offering the Gospel
  •                                     The Bad News
  •                                     The Good News
  •                                     The Future Hope
  •             Lesson 12 Conclusion
  •                         Go, Share Your Testimony and Be an Evangelist for Christ!
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