There are 2 amazing stories in the pages of the New Testament surrounding 2 of Jesus followers after Jesus told them to "follow me". In John 1 we find the story of Phillip. Jesus looks at Phillip and says "Follow Me". Phillip goes out and invites Nathanel to come and follow Jesus. Phillip doesn't hesitate he simply invites. The next one is found in Luke 5. Luke uses the name Levi but we know him as Matthew. Matthew is sitting at a Tax Collectors booth collecting taxes and living like a traitor to the Jews. Jesus invites him to follow. Matthew goes out and invites many to a large party so they can meet Jesus.
Phillip and Matthew simply invite because they were invited. But you and I have a tendency to make Evangelism this hard complicated thing with many formulas. And it is true what is hard we will not do. We don't have time for hard. But to simply invite others out of our experience with Jesus is simple and easy and powerful.
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