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A Letter From Jesus to You!

A letter From Jesus to You!

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

I have been on my knees these past few weeks crying out to the Lord to show me how to more successfully communicate to God's people the importance of their involvement in one on one aggressive evangelism, of their reaching out to the lost and hurting, and the Importance and value of an Evangelism Training Program to this end, how to get God's people to submit themselves to the discipline of an Evangelism Training Program so Jesus can use you most fruitfully with your life to bring men and women to saving faith in Him.  As I am He has commanded me to write you this letter and share with you the following about my life.

When I was in college seeking Godís will for me, I asked Him if He wanted me to do missionary work. His answer: "I have called you to reach America. America is your mission field."  He called me to do this by equipping and training God's people to reach the lost to bring them to saving faith in Jesus; thus, the reason for this Evangelism Training Website.

Some of you may have heard my testimony on the website, read some of it in my Basic Textbook on Evangelism. God called me to the ministry a year before I was Born-again. I got saved by accident. I read the Bible.  I say by accident because no one had ever shared the Gospel with me.  Yes I knew that Jesus had died for my sins, that He had risen again from the dead physically alive; but no one had ever shared with me how to receive this free gift of Salvation that Jesus had purchased for me.  I didn't know it was a free gift I could receive!

Through reading the Bible I came to realize I was a hopelessly lost sinner, that I could not save myself, and that only Jesus could save me and give me eternal life.  As a result of reading the Bible, I came to saving faith in Jesus. For eight months afterwards God brought me to rest, freed me of my religious self-strife (Matt 11:28-30); then he began to deal with me as a believer that I needed to share the Gospel with others. The idea petrified me, so I went on a fast for two weeks (was that necessary? I donít know) asking God for boldness to share Jesus Christ with others.  The end result was not God hitting me on the head with a wand and saying "Go out and witness super Christian!"  The end result was His leading me into an Evangelism Training Program where I learned what the Gospel was and how to simply share it with others and bring them to saving faith in Jesus.  I discovered that I had a worse problem than fear:  it was ignorance!  I simply did not know what sharing the Gospel meant nor what it meant to disciple someone who did give their lives to Jesus as Savior and Lord until I went through this Evangelism Training Program.  This is what Paul means in Ephesians 6:15 when he says "Shod your feet with the preparation of the Gospel of peace."  He means prepare to share the Gospel through study of God's word and through receiving training from Brothers and sisters gifted in this area so you are prepared for any situation that might arise in evangelism.  It is not an option, it is the command of God in Ephesians 6:15.  It is part of the armor of God for our protection spiritually.  Being led of the Holy Spirit in Evangelism doesn't mean to be empty headed.  Contrary to the teaching of others, the Bible teaches us that the Holy Spirit leads us by what we know.  We are to prepare through study and training, pray and then Go!!! Then as a result of our obedience to Jesus (Acts 5:32) the Holy Spirit is able to lead and guide us successfully.

I was in High School at the time (36 years ago from 2005). After going through this training program I was excited about sharing Jesus with others.  Now I knew what to say and how to say it.  The first people I tried to share Jesus with was my parents and brothers!  I got an emotionally violent reaction, my older humanist brother thought I was nuts. When I graduated from High school my younger brother gave his life to Jesus and my parents gave me the left foot of fellowship:  they asked me to drop Jesus out of my life or move out.  I moved out.

While in High School my only release and fellowship with Christians during this time was on Friday nights.  I would go over to California State University of Fresno to attend meetings with Christians who had also been through this Evangelism Training Program.  In the meetings we would share about people we had shared Christ with and about people who came to saving faith in Jesus Christ as a result.  Thus, we would be encouraged and fired up to go out and share Jesus with more people.  It was some of the happiest times of my life. Persecution at home, and praise and joy in the Lord on Friday nights.

I made a lot of friends in those meetings, friendships that have lasted over the years. We would all go out on campus or on the streets together and share the Gospel using a salvation tract similar to mine. Because we were all associated, when we wanted to go out and do evangelism, we would call each other for a partner. We had been taught in our training that it was best to go in twos. As time went on and the years pasted, one by one these associates of mine came up with excuses as to why they could no longer take an hour or two a week to go out and share the love of Jesus Christ with men (Matt 13:3-9). Pretty soon I couldnít find anyone to go with me. I came to realize very quickly if I waited to have a partner I would never go out and do evangelism. Finally, one night I got up and went over to Fresno State University and looked for students to share the Gospel with. When I went I had a fruitful time of sharing Jesus with men and women; I also felt the power and presence of God and knew He was with me and pleased with my obedience to Him as a believer.  Jesus said:

"All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. GO THEREFORE and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you, and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." (Matthew 28:18-20)

I made a commitment to the Lord that night that I would go out at least once a week to share the Gospel with men and women whether I had a partner to go with me or not.

As time went on and I continued in my commitment, I started having financial difficulties. As I prayed about it the Lord told me it was an attack of the enemy because of my commitment to Evangelism to try and discourage me and bring me down (Nothing has changed over the years). When I realized this, I prayed "Jesus, I commit myself to weekly share the Gospel no matter what happens to me financially."

Brothers and Sisters, like most of you, my greatest desire in life, besides to serve the Lord, was a female partner whose heart was the same as mine. Someone who was committed to weekly evangelism as I was, for whom this was more important to her than whether we ever became rich or had every thing we wanted materially. In other words, someone who wouldnít allow any events of life to keep her from her commitment to go out with me and share the love of Jesus Christ with others. After I completed my degree in electronic technology in Junior College, the Lord told me he wanted me to complete my studies in theology. This eventually led me to Oral Roberts University (ORU). This did not change anything. While going to school, on the weekends I would go out and share the Gospel in the parks and in the city malls, wherever I could find a warm body sitting still long enough to hear what I had to say.

While a student at ORU, I met my first wife. She in time shared with me how God wanted her to be a part of my work. She went through my Evangelism Training Program. Eventually we fell in love and as the story goes we got married.

At first it was beautiful. I thought "Iíll never be alone again." I donít know when exactly it started or even why, but toward the end of one summer while having a Quiet Time with the Lord, He spoke to me and said "Your wife is no longer seeking Me." A week passed and I asked her how her relationship with God was. She said to me "I am no longer seeking Him."

I was in the process of finishing an updated version of my Basic Textbook on Evangelism I was using at the time to teach and train ORU Students with.  Would you believe this Textbook was only seven Chapters long?  I was doing some Bibliographic research in the ORU library when I saw a book on the shelf titled "To Hell and Back." I was curious, so I pulled it down and read it. Before I was done, I had read every book on that shelf on the subject of Heaven and Hell.

I canít read anything unless the Lord assigns me to. A long story for another time, but the point is, I knew the Lord had led me to read all these books for a reason. I was fascinated by what I read of people actually having been brought to hell by God to see it and the reason why people were there; also stories about people seeing heaven. I knew God had, had me read those books for a reason, so as I was on my way home from the library I prayed and said "Lord, are you wanting me to add a Chapter in this textbook on heaven and hell?" Immediately I got an answer "Dale, if you drop out of school and leave the ministry, you will go to hell (Matt 7:20-23)."

"So then, you will know them by their fruits. Not everyone who says to Me, ĎLord, Lord,í will enter the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven."  (Matthew 7:20-21)

It was just that straightforward and blunt. I didnít understand why the Lord was telling me this for I loved the ministry and the call He had given me and the road He was taking me down. Why would I ever want to leave it?

When I got home that night, as I crawled into bed with my wife, she turned to me and said "I want you to drop out of school and leave the ministry." You cannot imagine how shocked I was to hear these words come out of her mouth! I jumped out of bed, looked at her and said "I cannot do that!" Two weeks later she left me and I was never able to save the marriage no matter what I did. At one point I even suggested to her that I drop out of school for a semester to work on our relationship, that I would seek the Lord about it. When I did the Lord gave me a loud, clear resounding "No!" He knew it wasnít the issue. She simply had decided she did not want to serve the Lord anymore. When she decided that and I would not follow her in it she decided she did not want to be married to me anymore.

That led to what the Star Trek series Voyager called "The Year of Hell." I was an emotional wreck to say the least. The only way I was able to stay in school and keep going was because of what the Lord had said to me that day coming out of the library confirmed by what followed out of my wifeís mouth that night. I felt nothing, but I knew I was in Godís will, that He did not want me to drop out of school, but to complete the education He called me to complete and that I was not to drop out of the ministry He called me to. I also realized Satan was attacking me strong, in the strongest way he possibly could to stop me from doing the most loving thing I could do for another person:  to go out with my free time and share Jesus love and forgiveness with with others.

Brothers and Sisters I came to realize that life is not escaping trials, but is about the choices we make no matter what we are going through while in this probationary period on this earth. Suffering in life was never Godís will or plan. Suffering in life is the result of sin, choices people make contrary to Godís will for them. I knew the reason why God had us as Christians on this earth was not to succeed in the world, but so He could use us to bring others to himself until our time on earth was up and He called us home from our military service. I realized right then and there that no matter how bad I felt, I could not allow Satan to stop me from sharing the Gospel. I went out every week until I graduated and shared the Gospel with others during the time I had committed myself in the Lord to do so.

When I was getting ready to graduate, I was standing outside the church I was attending while in college, where I did my Pastoral Practicum, waiting for a friend. While waiting I was looking up at the stars and suddenly the Lord gave me a glimpse of my entire life to that point and showed me how His grace had been with me through it all. I realized, "Wow! God really loves me!" I realized that when He said to me a year earlier that if I dropped out of school and left the ministry I would go to hell, that He was loving me more powerfully then than ever before. It was that statement that saw me through the school year because I was an emotional wreck because of my wife having left me, then a divorce and not knowing what my future held in light of such a wonderful great start. As I stood there I realized God said that to me that night because He loved me, it saw me through the year. Nothing else did because Christians around me who didnít want to obey the Lord in Evangelism wanted any reason to find fault with me to reject God's message through me to them about the importance of their involvement in aggressive one on one evangelism with their free time. What my wife did, it did not matter whether I did anything or not to bring this about, it was just their excuse, so I got no love and no support from anyone. I had only the knowledge that God was on my side and that He did not want me to leave the ministry for any reason.

As I got ready to graduate, actually a semester before I graduated, the Lord told me what He wanted me to do (John 14:21). He had already told me earlier in my education that I could best serve Him and His people by equipping His people to do the work of ministry.  As I sought His direction for me as I was nearing my graduation, He asked me what I would like to do. I said "Jesus, after I work a few more years for UPS to pay off my school debts, I would then like to start a Church; and using this Evangelism Training Program, I would like to reach that city with the Gospel through training the congregation to do so and then through the example of the life of that Church reach the rest of the country." He said to me "That is what I want you to do." It seemed God had been working in me all along, preparing me for that moment all along, the very desires of my heart.

I graduated and two weeks later while going through driver training with UPS to go from a part time to a full time driver, I was coming home from work one morning and a woman in a Buick Skylark lost control of her car, due to sever rainfall, shot across the median of the Highway and hit my Volkswagen head on. She was killed instantly and my Volkswagen was killed.

I have no memory of the auto accident, except that I was driving home one moment and being carried into the emergency room of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa the next moment.  After surgery they had me so drugged up that the next day I thought I had been kidnapped and tried to get up off the gurney to escape my captors.

The Accident resulted in crushing the bone under my eyes (which improved my eye sight) and breaking my upper jaw in half. This resulted in my face looking disfigured for a while until it healed. When I went to my dentist later I told him I wanted my money back because none of the previous work he had done had held.  We both had a good laugh.  I was kidding of course.  I think!

After I got out of the hospital, as soon as I could walk again, I went to the Mall and shared the Gospel with people in the Mall. I thought, "How can I motivate Godís people to share the Gospel, especially those who feel they are not pretty, if I, Frankenstein, donít go out and do it when I am not someone you want to look at?" Brothers and Sisters, I was determined that no matter what life brought me, I was not going to let it keep me from bringing as many people to heaven with me I could during the short time of my stay on this earth the Lord had planned for me, nothing!!!

I am convinced that the degree of the joy of heaven for us will not be how big our mansions are or how many diamonds we have in the foundation of our mansions. Aside from being with the Lord Himself, the degree of our joy in heaven will be the people who are there with us to enjoy the Lord with forever because we allowed the Lord to use our free time to bring them to Himself through us while on earth.

What we have doesnít make for happiness. A person can have the biggest mansion and the fanciest cars and so much gold jewelry he or she canít put it all on. However, if there was no one else on the earth but that one person, these material things would mean nothing to that person. That person would gladly trade it all in for the joy of someone to share life with. This is the pearl of Great price that Jesus talks about in the Gospels when He said,

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls, and upon finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had, and bought it." (Matthew 13:45-46)

What He meant was is that so great a value is the soul of one individual that nothing this world has to offer can be compared to it, because gold and silver and money cannot relate to us, nor will it follow us to heaven, only the people we allow Jesus to bring to Himself through us will. These people are the pearls of great price.  How valuable is the soul of one person on earth?  So valuable that God in time took on a human nature in the person of Jesus Christ.  He lived among us, loved us, fed us and healed us.  In response we tried to get rid of God by nailing His humanity to a cross.  What was God's reaction in Response?  Jesus said if we would just believe that that is Him dying on the cross for our sins, that he would forgive us and give us eternal life and receive us in His eternal dwellings in heaven forever (John 3:13-15).  How valuable is the soul of one person on earth?  So valuable that Jesus allowed us to kill His humanity on a cross to save us.

Brothers and Sisters, why am I sharing all this with you? Why has the Lord asked me to share all this with you? When I turned 30 I told people when they asked me what 30 years of life had taught me, I said that it taught me "That nothing in life is dependable but Jesus." When I was 32 and my wife had left me and was asked what 32 years of life had taught me, I told them that 32 years of life had taught me "That trials in life are unavoidable." God never intended for this life to be the way it is, this was never His will or plan; but because of free will and our choices we find life full of sorrows and pain.  God speaking through Isaiah wrote:

"Where will you be stricken again, as you continue in your rebellion? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart is faint. From the sole of the foot even to the head There is nothing sound in it, Only bruises, welts, and raw wounds, not pressed out or bandaged, nor softened with oil." (Isaiah 1:5-6)

Okay, well that is this life; but that is why Jesus came:  to save us from this life, to reverse the effects of sin and bring us back to His original intent in creating us in Heaven forever!!! The Bible tells us that Heaven is "not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit" (Romans 14:17).  If this is true, then when we are saved why doesnít Jesus just take us home immediately? Because men and women without Jesus will go to hell for ever and never know anything but unhealed pain and sorrows forever. That is not Godís will and plan for anyone.  He says in His word:

"The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance." (2 Peter 3:9)

God doesn't want anyone to die and go to hell.  He said to apostate Israel in in the Old Testament:

"ĎAs I live!í declares Adonai-Yehovah, ĎI take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn back, turn back from your evil ways! Why then will you die, O house of Israel?í" (Ezekiel 33:11)

So then why does Jesus leave us here after we are saved?  He leaves us here to bring as many people as we can with us to heaven.  That is why we are here, not to chase the world.  Paul wrote about Christians whose only focus is this life in Philippians 3:18-20

"For many walk of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ, whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things. For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ." (Phil 3:18-20)

In the mean time Satan does all he can to hurt us and bring us down. Brothers and Sisters, we simply canít allow the Devil to win. No matter how much we hurt, no matter what trials we go through, we canít allow the Devil to defeat us in our using our lives and free time to bring others to Jesus; first, by allowing the Lord to teach and train us so that we will be most fruitful for Him; and then, second, by committing our free time, resources, and talents, until we die, to be used to bring the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ to others.  Paul wrote:

"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith as it is written, ĎBut the righteous man shall live by faith.í" (Romans 1:16-17)

When my wife left me, I was hurting so much. . . I had waited 30 years, gave God thirty years to do with me what He wanted until he chose to bring me a wife; and as quickly as I had her, she was gone; not just gone, but I am a minister and being divorced I just wanted to die.  The Lord didnít say "I will correct your wife and bring her back, I will heal your marriage." No! He didnít say that.  All He said was "I understand what you are going through."  I thought at the time "Big deal!" But I had a choice to make, to choose to believe God loved me whether I felt it or not or whether I understood the road He was leading me down or not and to choose to obey Him; or I could become bitter and fruitless.

I knew God didnít do this to me, that He had nothing to do with it, but I felt dead, like a zombie. I went home and continued to obey the Lord and the next Saturday I went out and shared with people that God loved them and has a wonderful purpose and plan for their lives.  He does.  God is good.  When I reached my 51 birthday, I thought "I guess it isn't God's will for me to have a wife."  As I thought that the Lord spoke to me in my heart and said, "Don't give up on Me."  Jesus promises us in His Word in Psalm 37:4 "Delight yourself in Yehovah; and He will give you the desires of your heart."  I said, "Okay Lord, I won't."  Not long after that He introduced me to a very beautiful woman by the name of Nenita.  She is now my wife.  She loves Jesus like I do and loves me and loves to go out and share the Gospel with others with me with her free time also.

There are no guarantees in this life.  What is our hope in this life?  Paul tells us in Acts 14:22 "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."  Our only hope is not this life but only in the life to come.  That is why our hope and focus needs to be heaven, not this temporary life on earth.  While on earth our focus is to be obedience to the Lord.  Often times when I share this message with Christians I will get the criticism that we are so heavenly minded that we are no earthly good, or that they need balance in their lives.  First, the Bible commands us to be heavenly minded, not earthly minded.  The Apostles John, Paul, and James the brother of Jesus wrote:

"Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. And the world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God abides forever." (1 John 2:15-17)

"You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God." (James 4:4)

"If then you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God." (Colossians 3:1-3)

God clearly commands us to not love the world or its lusts, to not set our minds on the things of this world, that to compromise His truth to gain and get along with the world makes us His enemy.  Second, when a person makes a statement like the one I cited above, what they really mean is that they are trusting in themselves as their source instead of Jesus as their source.  Jesus said in Luke 18:8 "When the Son of man comes, will He find faith on the earth?"  What Jesus meant was that when He comes back will He find a Church that is walking in obedience to Him and trusting in Him for what they need, or will he find a Church that is trusting in non-tax status and compromising all truth to hold onto church buildings and lands and cars so that they can have what they want and need now?  While we are on this earth we can choose to trust in God as our source and obey Him and praise and thank Him for what He chooses to give us and not give us, and allow Him to use us to bring others to himself; or we can make ourselves our source and chase the world to have what we want and come to the end of our lives having to leave everything behind we worked so hard for and have nothing to show for our lives when we stand before God and heaven.

"For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus-Christ. Now if any man builds upon the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each manís work will become evident; for the day will show it, because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each manís work. If any manís work which he has built upon it remains, he shall receive a reward. If any manís work is burned up, he shall suffer loss; but he himself shall be saved, yet so as through fire." (1 Corinthians 3:11-15)

Any material thing we gain in this life will not stand on the day of judgment, it will be burned up with fireWhat cannot be burned up?   The Men and Women we allow Jesus to bring to Himself through us That is the only thing that will stand before us on the day of judgment.  The reason is because the only thing we can bring with us when we die are the men and women we allow Jesus to draw to himself through us, the pearls of great price!  The choice is ours.

Brothers and Sisters, the Lord is admonishing me to write you this letter to encourage you to not let life stop you from serving Him and obeying Him no matter what happens to you. Those of you who are obeying the Lord and going through trials I do know what you are going through, I have been there, and as you can see from this letter, I have been there and been there and been there; but you just canít allow the trials of life to stop you from obeying the Lord in reaching out to the lost and hurting. God is not the author of these trials, but our trials tell us who we really are.

What we go through is not as important as how we respond to what we go through. I always say you never know the true character of a person (this especially holds true in dating) until you go through a crisis with that person. Until you go through a crisis with someone, you donít know who they really are or whether they will be there for you or desert you or whatever. What are you made up of? Who are you? What is your testimony to the lost?  That this life is all there is so you should chase it and compromise everything that is true to have it?  Or is your testimony to men and women that this life is only temporary and that Heaven is so real and so everlastingly permanent that you are willing to suffer the loss of anything this life has to offer in order to bring the message of God's love and forgiveness to others? People donít get saved when we have the nicest car or the most expensive home.  People are saved when we explain to them what it means to be a Christian and how to become one and when they surrender to Jesus as Savior from their sins and as Lord of their lives as we encourage and lead them into a prayer of salvation.

Jesus understands the trials and hurts you have been through.  Note these passages which clearly bring this out:

"And He withdrew from them about a stoneís throw, and He knelt down and began to pray, saying, Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done. Now an angel from heaven appeared to Him, strengthening Him. And being in agony He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the ground." (Luke 22:41-44)

"Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in all things, that He might become a merciful and faithful high-priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. For since He Himself was tempted in that which He has suffered, He is able to come to the aid of those who are tempted." (Hebrews 2:17-18)

"Since then we have a great High-Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus-the-Son-of-God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a High-Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in time of need." (Hebrews 4:14-16)

"Behold, My servant will prosper, He will be high and lifted up, and greatly exalted. Just as many were astonished at you, My people, so His appearance was marred more than any man, and His form more than the sons of men." (Isaiah 52:13-14)

"For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of parched ground; He has no stately form or majesty that we should look upon Him, nor appearance that we should be attracted to Him. He was despised and forsaken of men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and like one from whom men hide their face, He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Surely our griefs He Himself bore, and our sorrows He carried; yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, and by His scourging we are healed." (Isaiah 53:2-5)

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God." (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)

"In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety. Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered. And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation." (Hebrews 5:7-9)

The Father sent Jesus on this earth to live a man's life with all of man's limitations and then without defending Himself allowed us to murder Him and hang Him on a cross as we continued in our sin, while all the time He was saving us from our sins through His death.  How did Jesus respond to the prospect of being hung on a cross?  The Bible says He was under such agony that He sweat blood.  But Jesus obeyed the Father and went to that cross.  Because He did obey God, He purchased our salvation to be in heaven with Him forever.  It is only as we obey God by giving Him our free time, resources and talents to reach out to the lost that He can save others through us.  What price are you willing to pay to allow the Father to use you to bring others to saving faith in Jesus?  This life is temporary, Heaven is forever.  Please Brothers and Sisters, let go of this world and give Your life to Jesus to allow Him to bring as many people as He can through you to Himself so that the joy of Heaven for you will be a hundred times greater than anything this life can offer you.  It will be a hundred times greater than anything this life has to offer because those people will be with you in heaven forever to enjoy Heaven with you forever.

"Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day. For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison, while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal." (2 Corinthians 4:16-18)

What does Jesus want you to do?  First, submit yourself to the discipline of an Evangelism Training Program like the one presented to you on this website.  The Bible teaches,

"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, handling accurately the Word of Truth." (2 Tim 2:15)

"Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things; for as you do this you will insure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you." (1 Timothy 4:16)

This Training Program of Evangelism is the result of 36 years of study, on the field Evangelism, and training others to do the same.  God called me to develop this training program so you could receive 36 years of experience in one year.  The time is short, Jesus return is sooner than we think.  So allow the Lord to take a year of your life to teach you all you need to know to be as fully effective as you can be in sharing Christ with others.

Second, once you have completed this Evangelism Training Program, then commit your free time to Jesus to allow Him to use you to bring His love and forgiveness to others so they can enjoy Heaven with us forever also.

"Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men, but as wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil. So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is." (Ephesians 5:15-17)

"If anyone wishes to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever wishes to save his soul shall lose it; but whoever loses his soul for My sake shall find it. For what will a man be profited, if he gains the whole world, and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?í For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels; and will then recompense every man according to his deeds." (Matthew 16:24-27)

Please! Brothers and Sisters, please let Jesus use you to bring others to Himself.

Your Friend in Jesus,

Dale P. Kruse
Pastor-Evangelist
Jesus Christ Is Lord!

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