different things and each approach employed will yield a specific result to the
highlighting two basically broad approach for winning soul to the Kingdom of
we go into that, consider the basic ingredients of winning souls are captured
in (Psalms 126:5-6)
that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing
precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves
1. The Direct Approaches: the method
involves a direct question about the issue of the sinner’s soul, his
relationship with God or his readiness to meet God. Philip used this method (Acts 8:30) Jesus did
the same (John 3:3).
the sinner’s heart by holding first, before his eyes physical realities and
then gliding into spiritual, eternal truths.
It is generally conversational.
literature method, electronic media and after fellowship approach. Through
these approaches, the soul winner will stringently, but not as hard rules,
follow the under-listed procedures:
doctor, diagnose the case with the use of questions to discovers the
class the prospect (target) belongs to and how best to approach him.
Describe the disease. Sin, as a
disease of the soul, must be revealed with the help of the scriptures and
painted vividly enough that the sinners will discover it in himself apparently.
Prescribe the remedy. Christ is the remedy for sin.
Warn him of the danger of delay and rejecting
the truth (Isaiah 1:20; 2 Corinthians 6:2).
Urge for an immediate decision.
Anchor him to the word of God for assurance.
to continue in Christ.
for me to be a soul-winner and get my converts?