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2020-01-26

Fishers Of Men - Part 1

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Introduction

  • Illustration: Life-saving station! ܕܘܼܟܵܐ ܕܗܵܝܸܖ̈ܵܢܹܐ ܝܲܢ ܦܲܪܩܵܢܹ̈ܐ ܕܚܲܝܹ̈ܐ
  • Work of fishing men out of the sea of sin is the greatest work of the church.

Evangelism is the greatest work in the heart of God

  • I John 4:10ܐ. ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕ:10 
  • John 3:16ܝܘܚܢܢ ܓ:16 

Evangelism is Christ’s greatest concern

  • Luke 19:10ܠܘܩܐ ܝܛ:10 

Evangelism is the greatest concern of Holy Spirit

  • John 16:8ܝܘܚܢܢ ܝܘ:8 
  • Acts 1:8ܦܪܟܣܝܣ ܐ:8 

Apostles’ greatest concern was also Evangelism

  • Romans 1:14-16ܖ̈ܗܡܝܐ ܐ:14 – 16   Romans 10:1ܖ̈ܗܘܡܝܐ ܝ:1 
  • Proverbs 11:30ܡܬܠ̈ܐ ܝܐ:30 
  • Daniel 12:3ܕܢܝܐܝܠ ܝܒ:3 

The Word of God is clear. “And He saith unto them, ‘Follow me and I will make you fishers of men.’” 

  • Matthew 4:19ܡܬܝ ܕ:19 
  • Romans 9:3ܖ̈ܗܘܡܝܐ ܛ:3 
  • Exodus 32:31-32ܡܦܩܢܐ ܠܒ:31 – 32 
  • Evangelism is the greatest task
  • John 15:25-26, 16:2ܝܘܚܢܢ ܝܗ:25 – 26، ܝܘ:2 

Beloved, it all began in Matthew 4:18-22

  1. He began His ministry at the right point (vs. 12)ܕܵܥܢܵܐ ܕܘܼܙ – ܓ̰ܪ. 12
  2. He began His ministry in the right place (vs. 13-16)ܕܘܼܟܬܵܐ ܕܘܼܙ – ܓ̰ܪ. 13 – 16 
  3. He began His ministry by the right proclamation (vs. 17)ܟܵܪܸܙܘܼܬܵܐ ܕܘܼܙ – ܓ̰ܪ. 17
  4. He began His ministry by the right partners (vs. 18)ܚܸܠܡܲܬܟܵܖܹ̈ܐ ܣܲܪܲܣܬ – ܓ̰ܪ. 18
  • John 15:16, John 6:70, John 13:18ܝܘܚܢܢ ܝܗ:16، ܘ:70، ܝܓ:18  

Evangelism is all of our task

  • Luke 24:46ܠܘܩܐ ܟܕ:46 
  • II Corinthians 5:20ܒ. ܩܘܖ̈ܢܬܝܐ ܗ:20

Illustration: Luigi Tarisio!

Conclusion – “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men” ܬܹܡܘܿܢ ܒܵܬ݉ܪܝܼ ܘܒܸܬ ܥܵܒܼܕܸܢܵܘܟܼܘܿܢ ܨܲܝܵܕܹ̈ܐ ܕܒܢܲܝ̈ܢܵܫܵܐ.