Evangelism -- Study Guide


Chapter 5 — Organizing for Evangelistic Meetings


A. Read pages 93-118 in EVANGELISM. Ev-SG 12.1

B. Test Your Comprehension Ev-SG 12.2

Supply the proper words in the quotations below, and answer the questions in the spaces provided. The numbers that are found at the end of each question indicate the page and paragraph where one can find the answer. Ev-SG 12.3

1. “Success can only attend ________________ and _______________ action.” (93:2) 2. “_________________ is wanted, __________________ to devise and plan and work harmoniously.” (95:3) Ev-SG 12.4

3. What fourfold message is given to guide us in entering cities which have not yet had the light of the gospel message? (96:2)
a. _____________________________________________________________
b. ____________________________________________________________
c. ____________________________________________________________
d. ____________________________________________________________
Ev-SG 12.5

4. “The very best _______________________ is not the one who does the most work himself, but one who will obtain the greatest amount of labor from ___________________.” (96:7 - 97:0) Ev-SG 12.6

5. Is the diversity of characters in the church a drawback to the fulfillment of the gospel mission? (99:1) _______________________________________ Ev-SG 12.7

6. What is the subject which should bind all the members of the church together in spite of diversity of characteristics? (99:2) ___________________________________________________________________ Ev-SG 12.8

7. As Jesus’ human agents’ labor for souls, what three attributes must they have as a protection against the onslaughts of Satan? (101:1)
a. ___________________________________________________________
b. ____________________________________________________________
c. ____________________________________________________________
Ev-SG 13.1

8. “Linked together in confidence, in the bonds of holy love, brother may receive from brother all the ___________________ that can possibly be obtained from one another . . .” (102:2) Ev-SG 13.2

9. “________________________ gifts, combined, are necessary for the success of the work. Let us remember that some can fill certain positions more successfully than others.” (103:1) Ev-SG 13.3

10. “The various talents that the Lord has entrusted to His servants are ________________________ in His work. The different parts of the work are to be _______________________ _________________________, piece by piece, to make a complete whole.” (103:2) Ev-SG 13.4

11. “His methods may be good, and yet varied gifts are essential; ____________________ ____________________ is not to mold and fashion the work according to his special ideas.” (104:1) Ev-SG 13.5

12. What is needed, concerning our methods of work? (105:3) __________________ _____________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Ev-SG 13.6

13. “The inclination to _______________________ is the greatest danger of many. The brethren whom you are tempted to criticize are called to bear responsibilities which you could not possibly carry; but you are to be their ______________________. . . . The Lord has not _________________________ to any of you the work of correcting and censuring your _________________________. . .” (106:5-107:0) Ev-SG 13.7

14. What are two reasons why the Lord is not working to bring many souls to the truth? (110:2)
a. ___________________________________________________________
b. ___________________________________________________________
Ev-SG 13.8

15. What is the first task of the minister as he works in his district? (110:4 - 111:0) _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ Ev-SG 13.9

16. “Where such an (evangelistic) effort is made . . . , let the ______________________ ___________________ __________________ clear the King’s highway, and help with their ___________________ in the work being done. Let them show that they are in perfect __________________.” (112:3) Ev-SG 14.1

17. “Let the ___________________ members be an example to those who have recently come into the truth.” (112:4 - 113:0) Ev-SG 14.2

18. What is told us about using denominational publications as a means of teaching the truth to our neighbors? (114:3 - 115:0)____________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Ev-SG 14.3

19. “The formation of small companies as a basis of Christian effort is a ________________ that has been presented before me by One who cannot err. If there is a large ____________________ in the church, let the members be formed into small companies, to work not only for the church members but for _________________ also.” (115:2) Ev-SG 14.4

20. “Motion is not necessarily life. We may go through all the ______________________ and ________________________ of religion; but unless we are alive in Christ, our work is ________________________.” (117:1) Ev-SG 14.5

C. For Meditation Ev-SG 14.6

1. Am I exercising discretion and prudence, working according to a plan in harmony with others, and praying fervently as I am actively involved in the work of God?

Ev-SG 14.7

2. Do I appreciate the talents of my fellow believers even though they are different from mine?

Ev-SG 14.8

3. Am I doing all I can to win my neighbors?

Ev-SG 14.9