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Muscles: The Power of Memory Verses


[Part TWO of Presenting the Gospel]


Chapter: 9.08
(Section 9: Friendship Evangelism)
Copyright Michael Bronson 1997, 1999, and 2000

Just as the body has three many parts (skeleton, muscle, and skin) presenting the gospel has three parts. Learning these three parts will greatly enable your ability to share Christ with others.

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Listed below are the memory verses to use with the "outline."  The first table shows which phase the verses are to be used and the next table the verses in a easy to memorized format (KJV).  

Phase 1

To show them that they are sinners and going to Hell ...


Romans 3:23 *

Romans 6:23 *

Psalm 53:3b * 

Ecclesiastes 7:20 *

Isaiah 64:6

Psalm 39:5b

Revelation 20:15

Jeremiah 17:9

... and that they cannot work their way to Heaven.


Romans 3:20 *

Titus 3:5a *

Ephesians 2:8,9 *

Romans 4:5

Proverbs 14:12

Galatians 2:16a,c

Phase 2

To show them that Jesus is the way to Heaven ...


John 14:6 *

Acts 4:12 *

1 John 5:12 *

1 Timothy 2:5

John 3:16


... and what He has done for us.


1 Timothy 2:6a *

1 Peter 3:18a *

Romans 5:8 *

Hebrew 2:9

Isaiah 53:5a

John 1:29


Phase 3

To show them how to apply what God has done.


Romans 10:13 *

John 1:12 *

1 John 1:9

Revelation 3:20

* Verses to be memorize first

Romans 3:23 

"For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God."

Romans 6:23  "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord."
Psalm 53:3b  "...there is none that doeth good, no, not one."
Ecclesiastes 7:20  "For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not."
Isaiah 64:6  "But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away."
Psalm 39:5b 

"...verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity."

Revelation 20:15 "And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire."
Jeremiah 17:9  "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?"
Romans 3:20  "Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin."
Titus 3:5a  "Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us...."
Ephesians 2:8,9 

"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God. Not of works, lest any man should boast."

Romans 4:5  "But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness."
Proverbs 14:12  "There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death."
Galatians 2:16a,c  "Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ ... for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified."
John 14:6  "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."
Acts 4:12 

"Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved."

1 John 5:12  "He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life."
1 Timothy 2:5  "For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus."
John 3:16  "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."
1 Timothy 2:6a  "Who gave himself a ransom for all ...."
1 Peter 3:18a 

"For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God ...."

Romans 5:8  "But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us."
Hebrews 2:9  "But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man."
Isaiah 53:5  "But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed."
John 1:29  "The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world."
Romans 10:13  "For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved."
John 1:12  "But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name."
1 John 1:9  "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."
Revelation 3:20  "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me."




Other Chapters in this Section

The Missile Principle
Earn the Right to be Heard
What Would You Say?
The Fireman's Job
You must show the Need before you Provide the Solution
Presenting the Gospel
Skeleton:  The Frame that Everything is Built Upon
Muscle:  The Power of Memory Verses
Skin:  The Beauty of Illustrations
Discussing Evolution?  Keep it Simple
Addition vs. Multiplication
Chart of Savings
Chart of Church Growth
A Practical Example of Sharing Your Faith

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