Evangelism 2015 Lesson #4

Lifestyle Evangelism


Intro: What time to you like to go to sleep every night, and why?


  1. Mark 16:15-18 God has called us as Christians to evangelize, when we know Christ we have the responsibility to reach out and share Christ with others.
    1. Matt 5:16 One of our greatest ways that we impact the world around us is through the example we set by our lifestyle.
      1. Matt 23:28 Many unsaved people are turned off by Christians because of things they feel are hypocritical.
      2. James 1:21-24 While it true that we shouldn’t feel pressure to be perfect, we should be careful that our personal lifestyle reflects Christ.
    2. Matt 5:13-16 When people around us know that we are Christians, they will watch to see if the way we live, how we talk, and what we do line up with what we say.
  2. Eph 6:8, 2 Cor 5:17 Although it is extremely important that we speak up and share Christ with our words, it is the example of our life that will have the greatest impact.
    1. 2 Cor 6:17 It is important that we live by Gods standards at all times, in the relationships we have, in music, movies and in every area of our lives.
      1. Eph 4:29, James 3:8 We need to guard our mouths, we should avoid gossip, profanity, perverted jokes, and backstabbing.
      2. John 14:15 We as Christians should not spend our time hanging out at clubs, going to parties, or other Godless events.
    2. 1 Tim 4:12 God is calling every one of us to be active in evangelism to the lost and backslidden, and to back up our words with a lifestyle that reflects Christ.


  1. What are some common things that unsaved people say are hypocritical about Christians?
  2. Why is it so important that as Christians our personal lifestyle reflects Christ in how we live?
  3. In what positive ways have you been impacted by the Godly lifestyle of someone else?
  4. Do you feel your personal lifestyle is reflecting Christ? What are some areas that you can work on?


End:Pray for any who want to get saved, or rededicate their lives to Christ, pray for those who want to work on areas where they can be a better example, then take requests.