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I am a Nurse and I am a Missionary

Life on Mission: I am a Missionary from North American Mission Board on Vimeo.

Do you believe that whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved? Paul used those words in Romans 10:13 and Peter used them during his sermon on the day of Pentecost, (Acts 2:21) both apostles got this word from the prophet Joel in a prophecy about “The Day of the Lord.” “I will display wonders in the sky and on the earth, Blood, fire and columns of smoke. “The sun will be turned into darkness And the moon into blood Before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes. “And it will come about that whoever calls on the name of the Lord Will be delivered; For on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem There will be those who escape, As the Lord has said, Even among the survivors whom the Lord calls. (Joel 2:30-32) After quoting Joel 2:32 “Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved,” the apostle Paul poses a serious of questions which I also pose to you today. “How then will they call on Him in whom the…

Book Review: The Gospel and Personal Evangelism

Dever, Mark. The Gospel and Personal Evangelism. Wheaton: Crossway, 2007 Biographical Sketch of the Author“Mark has served as the senior pastor of CHBC since 1994 and as president of 9 Marks (a ministry to churches and church leaders) since its founding in 1998. He’s married to Connie and they have two adult children, both married, and one grandchild. Mark has authored a number of books, including 9 Marks of a Healthy Church.”1 Summary of Contents The main topic of this book is the gospel and personal evangelism. This is explained by answering seven questions: Why don’t we evangelize? What is the gospel? Who should we evangelize? How should we evangelize? What isn’t evangelism? What should we do after we evangelize? Why should we evangelize? Why don’t we evangelize? The answer is that we justify excuses in our minds. The author says that there are five basic excuses. The first he admits is the most legitimate; “I don’t not know their language.” Language barriers are difficult, but th…