Model the gospel part 2: An Abundant Life

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Knowing God Personally Tool: Sharing Point 1
Considering your insights regarding hurdles to sharing the gospel, plus insights from memorizing and meditating upon Colossians 4:2-6, watch the following video, then respond to the prompts that follow.
 
Sharing Point 1 | God loves you and offers a wonderful plan for your life.

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Answer the questions below. As before, consider sharing your answers with growth partners. If you’re completing the program solo, write your responses in a journal. 
  • What is one thing that stood out for you from the video?
  • Why do you think it is important to start sharing the gospel with a reminder of God’s love and plan?

supplemental resources

In the video, Jared tells Grant about this promise of Jesus:

I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
John 10:10b ESV

 
In sharing the gospel with Grant, Jared used the resource called Knowing God Personally. It is a step-by-step guide you can use when having an intentional conversation with someone about the gospel. There are several components to the document.

In this module, we’re only including the introduction and the first point, God’s Perspective. From point two onwards, these programs also include the 6 biggest questions folks have about God.

live it!

This week, find the opportunity to engage in meaningful conversation with someone, asking them the questions below. Be sure to listen well to their answers rather than engage in a conversation simply to share your thoughts.
 
  1. What do you think it means to have an abundant life?
  2. Do you think most people experience an abundant life? Why/why not?

up next: My Own Efforts

Despite the fact that Jesus came so we can have abundant life, we don’t always experience that abundance. Sin gets in the way. What is sin, and how do you overcome it?

equipped

How to Model the Gospel is the second journey of the Equipped Disciples Curriculum from Athletes in Action. Learn about the whole five collection series and how the parts fit together.