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  • Joel Varner
    Posted at 23:24h, 23 May

    That was great! And convicting haha. The Lord has been convicting me of my timidness in evangelism and this has helped a lot!

    God bless you guys!

  • Joel
    Posted at 23:54h, 23 May

    Love it! The more you do it, the more natural it becomes.

  • Dave Thompson
    Posted at 02:28h, 24 May

    Thanks for sharing Josh with us! Very inspiring street stories he shared of his call to evangelism. I loved the end when you two calculated the impact ‘the church’ can have on our society if we were to all accept the call to evangelism. The body of Christ is the largest corporate body in America, if we all (or even a greater percentage) were to accept the call to evangelism, the grassroots effort would be ‘culture altering.’

  • Laurent
    Posted at 02:47h, 24 May

    Thks for your videos which actually inspire further than America.
    This one especially encouraged me as I have a heart for evangelism but get a little discouraged when I can’t see fruit right away or when I realise how much work there is to be done around. The testimonies were amazing and the ideas of the Holy Spirit are crazy amazing to produce these testimonies.

    Que notre Seigneur Jésus vous bénisse Mr. Joel pour votre travail.

    From a guy of french caribbean living in Canada (very common lately, haha :D).

  • Joel
    Posted at 03:02h, 24 May

    Blessings Laurent!

  • Joel
    Posted at 03:03h, 24 May

    Amen Dave. Determined to do my part and hopefully inspire some others along the way. The Lord is good.

  • Joel
    Posted at 20:06h, 24 May

    Jonathan,

    I do not post rude, unedifying, or unnecessarily critical comments here. The internet is overflowing with enough of that already.

    Blessings

  • Deedee
    Posted at 20:37h, 24 May

    How were people saved before Christ existed? Specifically non-middle eastern gentiles?

  • Joel
    Posted at 21:07h, 24 May

    It’s not important to have all of the answers. In discussing this question, it’s important to understand that ultimately, no one deserves salvation. If everyone got what they deserved, they would go to hell. We are all unrighteous. Thus, salvation before Christ was far more rare than it is today. Salvation has always been by faith however. In simpler language, men and woman are saved by trusting God and not trusting in their own righteousness. Both before and after Christ, those who through trust in God, repented of their sins, and entrusted themselves to Him instead of their own righteousness, were saved. It has always been according to the knowledge and understanding that we have been given. I hope this helps. Blessings

  • Taryn
    Posted at 13:33h, 25 May

    This ROCKS. So totally on board!

  • linda keyes
    Posted at 18:01h, 25 May

    so excited about this episode. The Spirit and the Word that should be normal.
    Really really lovin it!

    I must tell you this its so amazing, a sign or a wonder i cant tell.

    A while ago i felt like i was done, truly at my end, i couldn’t pray, had no one really go to. To be short i spent two whole evenings simply praying in the spirit (tears and prayers tears and prayers…). On the third night i felt free and able to pray normally.. i quietly told the Lord why i didn’t think i could go on, at the end i said ” and there’s ‘so and so’ their drinking is causing so much heartache. Two days later i visited ‘so and so’
    who usually doesn’t say much to me, as soon as they answered the door they said that there must be gremlins in the house. It turns out the previous evening(night i spent rejoicing) they had put a warm can of beer in the fridge next to the pop and milk, went back one hour later and it had frozen solid! they put another one in, went back and that to had frozen also! the pop and milk was just fine. They could not have another drink that night. i was ‘Gobsmacked’. I call it the ‘Frozen beer’ testimony.

    I wasnt able to say that was Gods work as i know that i would have been shown the door.But i learned a very valuable lesson, God really does do the work, he just wants us to draw near as you said, he is so faithful,cares about us so much. I really get that this may not be printable, but i just wanted to tell you why i so loved this episode. looking to see great things before we see the Lord.

    I came to the same conclusion about tithing about two years ago by the way,that was popular,not.(smiley face)

  • Joel
    Posted at 19:57h, 25 May

    I love it. Thanks for sharing Linda. Keep pressing in. Blessings

  • Davy
    Posted at 02:37h, 26 May

    @ Deedee

    Here’s some articles I found. Basically, it’s almost the same what Joel wrote, but in a longer version I guess. You can search more questions and answers from GQ (email them if you can’t find what you’re looking). I hope this can help!

    How were people saved before Jesus died for our sins?
    http://www.gotquestions.org/before-Jesus.html

    What happens to those who have never heard about Jesus?
    http://www.gotquestions.org/never-heard.html

    Blessings! ;-D

  • Lisa
    Posted at 05:45h, 01 June

    Very inspiring. I always wanted to go out and do open-air preaching or just go to people on the street but it’s so hard when nobody will do it with me. I’m scared to do it alone. Even if that person says nothing, I’d still have more courage than if I were alone. And I’m always so discouraged when there is no fruit from it. I also tend to get defensive. It is something I’ve always wanted to do but need much help with. I just want to do something great for God. I think it would be great if churches sent out teams of it’s people to various public places just to witness to others. People work so much better in groups. But I’ve looked at churches around here and none do anything like that. Basically, people have to come to them. They don’t go out into the real world, the world has to come to them if they want God. Also, how many married mothers go out to strangers, to witness? Alone? I’ve never seen women do it before. I know of lots of guys, like you, Ray Comfort, Kirk Cameron, my Uncle, and many others on You Tube. I feel kind of powerless but on fire at the same time. My husband is barely a believer, so he wouldn’t go with me. Imagine what we could do together if he was! But he’s not and he doesn’t like me talking to others about God. I have a fire to do something great for God but I don’t know what to do.(I am showing my husband your videos though).

  • BJ & Alisa
    Posted at 12:46h, 01 June

    Hello Lisa,
    You said your husband is barely a believer. Ask him if He understands God’s plan of redemption, how our sin was paid for. It’s good to know what we are saved from but it’s better to know why we are saved. If He doesn’t understand the exchange that took place with his salvation, our unrighteousness for His (Jesus) righteousness, He would not be able to explain it to others. Work on that first then you will see a difference in your Husband.

  • Jeff Marshall
    Posted at 14:57h, 02 June

    Also, remember the exhortations of scripture for believing wives with unbelieving husbands? To show him a silent, meek, gentle & loving spirit, winning him over even without words. The same principle I believe has carryover & is true in this case. Instead of trying to “drive” your husband, pray in your closet for him. Love, respect, & serve him as you pray for his well being in the prayer closet where God hears all. Some wives try to “steer the ship” spiritually in their home because their husband “just isn’t cutting it”. But God has called you to be his helpmate. Love, serve, honor, respect, & pray for him from the heart. God hears & honors such things & as much is clear from scripture. You may see God change & refine your heart in ways in the process too. May God richly bless you as you serve Him!

  • Jeff Marshall
    Posted at 15:03h, 02 June

    And to be clear, that’s not asking you to be “his doormat” (as some would say), but his loving, serving, intercessory helpmate! God who sees all of what you do in secret, will reward you openly. ???? So take heart & be encouraged & full of faith!

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