Missionary Evangelism

THE LOST SHEEP

They are SHEEP that is LOST and needs to be fetched and brought back to the FOLD of YHWH where the other SHEEP are. Luk_19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. Joh 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. The Son of Man (Adam) came to SEEK and to SAVE that which was lost. This was the DIVINE and SERIOUS MISSION of the Messiah. In seeking the Lost Sheep there are challenges and opposition from the Kingdom of Darkness. The Kingdom of Darkness tried to do the following to make the Messiah fail His Mission: (a) Tempted Him in the wilderness and tried to offer Him worldly Kingdoms and their glory if He gave up His position and worshipped Satan. (b) He was called evil names like; He had a Devil, He was casting out devils using the Chief of Demons, He was a Friend of sinners & tax collectors, etc. (c) They tried to get people lose trust/faith in Him and His teachings as well as His miracles/healings (d) They always gathered against Him and took counsel against Him on how to trap Him (e) They asked Him questions not with aim of learning but to trap Him and disgrace Him public so that people would stop believing in His teachings. (f) They led people to reject Him and finally He was crucified (impaled) on a tree (g) They spread false rumours that the Messiah did not resurrect from death Seeking the Lost Sheep is not an EASY task but needs perseverance, fighting spirit, great fire of the Spirit to drive us unstoppable in seeking the lost and self-denial. We are not sent to condemn the lost SHEEP but to do whatever is necessary to save the lost sheep. Psa_119:176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments. Jer_50:6 My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place We are not sent to condemn the lost sheep why it went out of the FOLD or why it strayed but to SAVE. The process of bringing back the lost sheep to the FOLD is also involving and requires much patience, perseverance, love and passion. We must match as bloodless and loving Soldiers of the Messiah to where the lost sheep is and bring back to the FOLD which belongs to the Master. Mat_18:12 How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray? Mat_18:13 And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray. Luk_15:4 What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it? Luk_15:7 I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. QUESTIONS
1. Why do you condemn and judge the lost sheep? 2. Why are we reluctant to seeking and saving the lost sheep? 3. Where do you think are the lost sheep in your area? 4. What do you think are the lost sheep? POINTS TO NOTE 1. There is need for true believers to continue the MISSION of the Messiah in SEEKING and SAVING the LOST from eternal destruction. 2. Even though the Kingdom of Darkness may resist us, we must stand strong in the Master and match through to the LOST as Soldiers that shed no blood but spiritual Soldiers of the Messiah consumed with PASSION of the Messiah for salvation of the Lost. 3. We must seek and save that which is lost as Ministers of unquenchable fire. 4. Nothing on earth or from the kingdom of darkness should be able to neither stop us nor quench the divine fire in us to seek and save the Lost. 5. Discouragement, opposition, rejection, persecution, accusation, hunger, sufferings, distance, cold, heat, fire, name-calling, mockery, Satan, beast (kingdom), etc should be able to stop us from seeking and saving that which is lost. 6. YHWH’s desire is that all mankind should be saved. He did not create any man for destruction but that we may all live eternally and enjoy His love and blessings.

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