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Larry Dickens

August 24, 2014 AM


Who are good prospects for the Gospel?


I.          The Worst People You Know!

A.        Fornicators, idolaters, adulterers, effeminate, homosexuals,  thieves, covetous, drunkards, revilers, swindlers, etc. - 1 Cor 6:9-11

B.         Those who crucified Christ - Acts 2:36

C.         Paul, the foremost of all - 1 Tim 1:15


II.        The Best People You Know!

A         God‑fearing Greeks and a number of the leading women -  Acts 17:1‑4

B.         A devout, God-fearing, righteous man  - Acts 10:1-2, 22


III.       The Most Irreligious People You Know!

A.        Those who practiced magic -  Acts 19:18-20

B.         Claiming to be the Great Power of God - Acts 8:9-13


IV.       The Most Religious People You Know!

A.        Those who were very religious in all respects - Acts 17:22-23

B.         Worshipers of God  - Acts 16:14

C.         Those who feared God and gave many alms - Acts  10:2

D.        One who traveled many miles to worship God - Acts  8:27-28

E.         Even those who had been baptized earlier - Acts 19:1- 5


V.         Anyone You Do Not Know!


Question 1.      Is Anybody Not A Good Prospect?

A.        Go and make disciples of all the nations - Matt 28:18-20

B.         Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation - Mark 16:15-16

C.         Even to the remotest part of the earth -  Acts 1:8

D.        And for all who are far off  -  Acts 2:38-41


Question 2.      Who is a Good Prospect?

A.        One who believes the preaching of the good news  - Acts 8:12-13

B.         One who wants to understand the reading of Scripture - Acts 8:30-31

C.         One who is ready to hear all that God has commanded - Acts 10:33

D.        Those who allow the Lord to open their hearts - Acts 16:14   


Conclusion:      There are plenty of good prospects today - John 4:34-36

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