by Dave Anderson
“Has anyone ever taken a Bible and shown you how you can know for sure that if you died today you would go to heaven?” This is one of the opening questions utilized by Evantel Ministries to present the gospel. I believe it is an excellent question. In fact, at the outset of this discussion let me clearly state that I believe the best way to present the gospel is with a statement concerning one’s assurance of salvation. I have been training people that way for decades, and my church has been the poster church for utilizing Evantel materials in our evangelistic training. So I believe opening a gospel presentation with the issue of assurance and ending the presentation with the same is the very best way to evangelize. For me, that is not the question. The question is whether that is the only way. Must the issue of assurance be addressed in order to lead someone to Christ? And a corollary question might be, must one believe in eternal security to be justified? ...
Series:2007 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Duration:1 hr 17 mins 24 secs