"But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect." 1 Peter 3:15(NIV)
Scripture is clear about the fact that we must be prepared to communicate the truth of the gospel when given the opportunity - and do it with the right attitude. But even when your tone is gentle and respectful, what specifically should you say when asked or confronted about your faith? What is your overall responsibility towards unbelievers as a Christian?
John F. MacArthur pastor, author and broadcaster, responds to these questions with biblical answers concerning-
- our attitude to non-Christians and being Salt and Light
- what we proclaim and defend
- why and how to take the gospel to the streets
This book is a biblical study of evangelism, a rational defence of Christian belief and a a practical approach to spreading the gospel. It provides you with a well rounded perspective that can help you gently and confidently give an answer for the hope you have in Christ.
"The culture war is over - and we've lost... Our responsibility has never been to moralise the unconverted; it's to convert the immoral... We do not have a moral agenda; we have a redemptive agenda... Ours is a spiritual warfare... we can change society only by faithfully proclaiming the Gospel, which changes lives from the inside out." John F. MacArthur Jr.
About John MacArthur:
John F. MacArthur Jr. is the pastor of Grace Community Church in California and President of The Master's College and Seminary. He can be heard on the radio program 'Grace to You' on Premier. You can also obtain 'The Glory of Heaven - the truth about Heaven, Angels and Eternal Life' ISBN 1 85792 2999 from Christian Focus.