I Thess. 2:1-7
Reason a lot of peole don’t go Soul Winning and don’t stand for right
Fear. Afraid. Why?
How can I Be a Christian be bold with faith others not to be
Paul was bold. Wasn’t scared. Why?
Was he special? Have something. No
The Reason Paul was bold is the same way we can be bold
I. His Message was Backed by Faith
Vs. 3 Not of Deceit- misleading, leading to believe a lie
Paul was bold because he believed in what he was saying and doing
We shouldn’t be scared to give the Gospel
Do you believe the Gospel?
Can God really save? Does the Bible say that?
If you don’t believe 100% then you will be nervous. You will be shy, scared. If you believe be bold
II. A Man Beating the Flesh
Vs.3 Not of Uncleanness – moral impurity, fleshly, worldly
Paul’s life was consistent with his lips
Does your life match your lips?
Lost, Backslid, sin flirter- you will have a hard time being bold
But…If you’re living for God, be bold
III. A Method Based on Father’s Word
Vs. 3 Nor in guile- to trick, craft
Soul Winnng is not being a con artist
Having standards isn’t being a good actor
What is your stand/service based on? Hearsay, craft , attention, popularity?
If your Soul Winning and lifestyle is Bible Based you can be bold.
IV. A Mouth Besought By the Father
Vs.4 Put in trust with Gospel
God is trusting you to use the Gospel to produce fruit
What kind of steward of the gospel are you?
3 Stewards Matt. 25:14
V. Motivation built on Fear not Fame
Vs.4 Not as pleasing men
Vs. 5 Don’t use flattery words nor a cloak of covetousness
6 Nor of men sought we Glory
Vs. 4 But God which trieth our hearts
Why do you go? Why do you stand? What is your motives?
If for fame, fortune, praise, attention, you’re boldness cant last
If for God, Be Bold!
VI. Minister Brought to the Flock
6 Gentle among you
Imagine what will happen if you don’t go!
Do you love folks?
People in Hell, Sin Rules, Kids Lost?
We Can Be Bold
-Do you believe your message?
-Are you beating the flesh?
-Is your Method based on Bible?
-Do you know God has called you?
-Why do you go?
-Do you Love People?
He will help you be bold
You need him with you, then it is easy to be bold.
Clays Mill Road Baptist Church