Could You Pass The NTEB Street Preaching Intelligence Test?

A lot of lost people won't stop to listen to gospel preaching, but nearly everyone wants to take the intelligence test. People love a challenge and they love to...
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Take the Street Preaching Intelligence Test!

Are you spending any time out in the highways and byways trying to reach the lost?

“Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.” 2 Timothy 4:2 (KJV)

For years now, we have run the NTEB Street Preaching and Gospel Tract Outreach right in the heart of America’s oldest city in Saint Augustine, Florida. We have handed out nearly 250,000 tracts, preached for hundreds of hours, and seen many people get saved, prodigals comes home and have prayed with countless numbers on the street. We use the King James Bible, hold scripture signs, pass out NTEB Gospel Tracts, and we also ask the nice folks to take an “intelligence test”.

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Take the NTEB Street Preaching Intelligence Test!

A lot of lost people won’t stop to listen to gospel preaching, but nearly everyone wants to take the intelligence test. People love a challenge and they love to figure stuff out. How well would YOU do on this test? Why don’t you try to answer the first three questions just for fun right now and see how good you do. We will answer them a little later in this article.

There are a lot of people who think that street preaching is getting a bullhorn, standing on a street corner, and telling people how wicked and rotten they are. They enjoy yelling at homosexuals, pronouncing curses on drunks and fornicators, and then demanding that people step right up and get saved. Fat chance. That is not street preaching, that is being what we would call a “bible bully”, and it is not scriptural. Not unless you never get out of the Old Testament.

True Biblical street preaching is preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ found in 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, Ephesians 2:8,9, and John 3:16 for starters. True Biblical street preaching tries to engage the listener in conversation, and reason with them from the scriptures. The Bible says that it is the job of the Holy Spirit to convict people of their sins and lost condition, and we do that by preaching God’s preserved word. We are not the ones who should do the convicting, we do the preaching. We pass out gospel tracts so that they have something to refer to after they leave.

NTEB gospel tracts are bright, 4-color, and printed on glossy postcard stock. On the back is a laser-focused gospel presentation and salvation invitation to the reader. We have personally handed out thousands and thousands of these tracts, and can testify that they are very well received. Click here to order your box now!

Now let’s answer those questions from the intelligence test and see how you did:

  1. How many of each animal did Moses take into the ark? None! Noah built the ark.
  2. What is the name of the print that deaf people use? Deaf people don’t use Braille.
  3. Is it possible to end a sentence with the word ‘the’? Yes, we just did.
  4. Spell the word ‘shop’ (then ask them what do you do at a red light). Most people will say ‘go’, the answer is ‘stop’.
  5. Spell the word ‘silk’ (then ask them what do cows drink). Most people will say ‘milk’, the answer is ‘water’.

Obviously, the exchange you have with people when you do this is light-hearted and fun, and many people will play along. Now that the ice is broken, you continue asking them questions whose answers have eternal value and importance. It goes something like this:

The Bible says “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:” (Hebrews 9:27). How will you do on Judgment Day? Let’s find out with a few more simple questions.

Have you ever Lied? Have you ever stolen anything? Have you ever looked with lust on another person? Jesus said lust is the same as adultery (Matt 5:28). Have you ever had hatred in your heart? God sees hatred as murder of the heart (1 John 3:15). Have you ever used God’s name in vain (ex. oh my G-d or texted OMG)? That’s called blasphemy.

If you broke these 5 of the 10 Commandments you’d be a lying, thieving, blasphemous, murdering, adulterer and you have to face a Holy God on Judgment Day. You’d be guilty and end up in hell for eternity (Rev 21:8). Put yourself in a courtroom, guilty of serious crimes. The fine; $500,000 or life in prison. You don’t have the money so you’re being led off to jail. Suddenly the Judge steps down from his stand and pays the fine. You’re free to go, not because you tried to do good things to make up for your crimes, but because the fine has been paid. That’s what God did for us 2,000 years ago. He became a man in Jesus Christ and lived a perfect life. He paid your fine for breaking God’s Law. The wrath that you deserve was poured out on Jesus upon the cross. He died, was put in a tomb & rose from the dead on the third day, proving that His sacrifice was sufficient. You can be forgiven! God commands that you  trust in the righteousness of Jesus Christ and His shed blood on the cross alone to save you. (Ephesians 2:8,9, Acts 17:30-31, Romans 3:19-26).

The apostle Paul says it this way: “And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law; To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law. To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.” 1 Corinthians 9:20-22 (KJV)

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Click to order your box of NTEB Gospel Tracts today!

For the past nearly 2,000 years Christian men and women have gone out into the streets and witnessed for the Lord Jesus Christ. The Bible commands us to do it with love, sincerity, and most of all by the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Old Book still saves, and the Blood still has it’s amazing power to rescue to the lost and perishing. If we will follow Paul’s command to preach, and show them Jesus, the Holy Spirit will convict them of their sin and their lost condition.

Are you ready to get started? Click here.

“And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.” Luke 14:23 (KJV)

NTEB is run by end times author and editor-in-chief Geoffrey Grider. Geoffrey runs a successful web design company, and is a full-time minister of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. In addition to running NOW THE END BEGINS, he has a dynamic street preaching outreach and tract ministry team in Saint Augustine, FL.
  • about 15 years ago God placed in my mind to use colored floss on the back of my black trenchcoat, it took me about 100 man hours to finish it by hand . it shows a multicolored cross and the words ; I FEAR ONLY GOD and below it is a sign for infinity (forever) and below that it states an arrow pointing up, the word too and the letter U. you would not believe how many people in the last ten years have come up to me and either asked what that means or in the better case they understood and simply said to me ; i like what your coat says. this is a way to reach people without even halfing to say a single word to them. i will only know when i get to heaven just how many people got the message and changed the way they thought about where they will spend eternity.

    • sooz22

      What a great plan! Can you share a picture of the infinity symbol with the arrow? Thanks!

      • sooz22; i am not sure how to upload a photo on this site. some people take the words i fear only GOD as a sign that i’m some tough guy. they could not be more wrong other then i am tough on chasing lucifer around. the infinity symbol is simply a sideways figure 8 that is broken where the two ends would meet in the middle. the arrow is simply a green arrow pointing up towards the infinity symbol. i remember a couple of veterans ( i am one myself) come up to me and say; oh, you only fear God hum, and i simply turn to them and state; that’s right but there is a catch. they asked what and i told them; you really half to mean it. (and you really do by the way). this is no joke when you are walking around the streets wearing something like this and you know you are just peeing the devil off really bad because he knows i mean it. this as i said before is a way to gwt people to think that do not like being told about heaven and hell, let alone the lake of fire which makes hell seem like disneyland. many Christians do not realize that in revelations it specifically talks about death and hell being cast into the lake of fire, hence; hell is not where people and the dark angles who refuse the light stay forever seeing hell is cast into the lake of fire. take example; pick up too stones write death and hell on one and the other then through them into a lake. this was off the subject but it is important specifically when you here someone say; i know i’m going to hell, you then turn unto them and tell them; thats disneyland compared to the lake of fire.

        • Trober

          Please put the photo on another site and post the URL. 😀

  • PennyK

    Geoff, do you ever watch, Harvest? They are putting out a movie called, Woodlawn, and said anyone or church could use it for revival. Also they are having a Huge Spiritual Awakening at tha AT&T Stadium on March 6 16, to sweep the world , and to pray for revival in America~ Kind of like Chronicles (2) 7:14. If my people~ Things are real bad! We must wake up All those asleep in their lives! Are you with me so far? The pastor there is Greg ? He’s in California. Leaving for a week for work, but will be in touch~ GBU~

  • Love it!

  • truthmatters

    jUST OFFER THEM A GOSPEL TRACT AND MOVE ON .I Street witness all the time .Had days where I got out 500 tracts to 1000 .The people have the gospel in hand and it between them and the Lord .Where’s your name written down ? http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/1097/1097_01.asp

  • kiwiwatcher

    Excellent brother Geoffrey

    Acts 1:8
    “But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.”

    Hebrews 10:25
    “Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.”

  • In my town in Florida, I walk the streets daily, and as I run across individuals or groups, I tell them that: Jesus Christ loves them, died on the cross for their sins and that they need to turn away from sin to him. I give them an excellent gospel tract and offer a free KJV Bible along with my email, cell# and website that has scripture teachings.
    It is often a very intimate thing to go gently, eye to eye, presenting the piercing message of love and repentance. I do International Drive, a place with pretty much all europeans, on Wednesdays and the hate 85% of them have for God (and me by proxy – it isn’t personal) is powerful…but like it or not, they hear the pure gospel message preached in the love and power of the one and only God.

    We are all called to preach the gospel message…time is short my friends:
    http://followingjesuschrist3.com/2014/09/18/we-are-all-called-to-preach-the-word-and-to-be-unashamed-of-the-name-of-jesus/

  • Char

    Just went out to eat tonight and when the waiter left the check inside the leather pocket thing on my table, I placed my cash in there and placed one of your NTEB tracks behind the cash. Hopefully, someone will read it. I’ve left them in grocery stores also in places where people will see them and can pick them up. I pray over them that God will convict the one who is reading it at the time.

    • Lee

      What a great idea. I will do that. I have to order the tracts first.

    • That’s awesome!

  • Lee

    Ok, just ordered 300 and I will take 50 at a time with me everyday. Lets see how many I can leave everywhere I go.

    May God Bless every one I hand out and allow His Word to touch hearts.

    • Amen! Praying the Lord will BLESS your efforts 🙂

    • char

      Thank you Lee and Geoffrey for your remark about the tracts to me. Lee we can be known as the Christian Phantom tract droppers.

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  • Geoffrey, in the sentence, Spell the word ‘shop’ (then ask them what do you do at a red light).

    Shouldn’t that say green light?

  • mike watchinski

    Thank you for this encouraging article. When I set up my gospel booth at local events, I too have found that a “quick quiz” of questions can lead to a good witnessing opportunity. This is my list:

    1. What is your opinion of the condition of the world today?
    2. Do you think that there is any man/woman or any council that can fix it?
    3. Do you think that God is concerned with what is happening today?
    4 Do you think that God is concerned with you personally?
    5. Do you believe that you are going to heaven when you leave this life?
    6. How good do you have to be to go to heaven?
    7. Why did Jesus die on the cross?
    8. Have you ever…(told a lie,stolen anything,disrespected your parents…?)
    9. Do you KNOW that you are saved?

    Anything you can do like this to slow people down to engage in one on one conversation will be a great opportunity to sow or water the seed. Most will not stop to talk but plenty will and you will have a very blessed time in your witnessing efforts.

    In addition to the blessings, you will be challenged in your bible study to “be ready always to give an answer..”. There is no shortage of lost people.

    Looking….

  • Jeff

    I have a couple of questions that most everyone will get wrong yet the teaching is sound. When does the New Testament start? Time and time again I hear people say in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. That of course would be the wrong answer…..”a testament is not of force until after the death of the Testator.” For where a testament is there must first needs be the death of the testator. The revealing of the perfect Lamb of God who is the Everlasting Father and the Mighty God in Flesh gives us the teachings and intent of the one named Wonderful and Counselor. Those first four books picture for us the merciful doing away of the first testament by His sacrifice for the covenant that man in his own nature could never fulfill.
    Now for my second question and the one that is even harder for most to fathom. Who were the letters from Romans to Revelation written to…..The Saved or the lost? Being mindful that in the days of the Apostles, letters were only read by those to whom they were addressed…..wouldn’t that change the viewpoint of the listener of a statement written to the Brethren such as…..“That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.” The letters and their instructions were for the perfecting of the Church, not for those who had not entered in yet.
    Only one book in what is commonly referred to as the book of Acts do we have record of the lost entering in and being added to the Church daily such as should be saved. My last question is this, why don’t more people preach what Peter taught when he was asked on the day of Pentecost, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

  • Fergal

    You people are crazy, you are discussing made up stuff like it is real. Why can’t you accept that this is all there is and let people live. You hate people who don’t believe your nonsense, hardly a very ‘christian’ view to possess.

    Why would you all like a site that references the end of all life? You hate Obama because he is black and not for any other reason. You support Israelis murders. You all seem to be pro-war.

    • Fergal I read your conversations between yourself and Jeff. I am not going to cover everything that was said but I will say this. For starters I am not a ‘US based Christian’. You can see where I am from. Having said that, I have been to 22 states of the United States including Florida. If I had known Geoffrey Grider at the time I would have gone out of my way to meet him. I have also been to Africa and seen the abject poverty and the struggle for life that will bring tears to your eyes. I think this site does a wonderful job reaching people and as someone said in another post we will only know in Heaven how many it did reach here on earth. I also know for a fact that life does not end when we die. I had a serious accident 31 years ago. One night, I have no doubt that I left my body and was in another place or another plane if you like. It was a cold, chilling and an absolutely horrible experience. I could sense evil all around me. At the time I experienced this I could still see the ICU ward I was in and the night nurse at her desk. No matter how hard I tried I could not communicate with her. In hindsight I believe I was at the point of death and was about to enter into Hell. I remember that experience as though it only happened last night. I also believe that I was given a second chance at life and for whatever reason Jesus stopped me from going further and being lost forever. I am still here 31 years later as a paraplegic from a spinal cord injury. But more importantly I am still here as a forgiven sinner who has come to know the Lord Jesus. My mind is on Him every day and I have to pull myself up everyday and ask his forgiveness when I commit another sin. I know I am saved and I feel very very thankful that I was given a second chance. Jesus isn’t and wasn’t some ‘zombie’ wandering around the Middle East. He is as real as you and I. I can assure you of that Fergal…absolutely.

  • Jeff

    Fergal……….you sound like you were abused as a child and are looking for anything to give your life meaning. You won’t find it unless you look for it…….in the right place. The man you call Barak is just that, a man. Your reference to pigmentation shows your racism or desire to group people by color. He is a living soul who will have to answer for his decisions in life…….nothing more. Life is always a matter of simplicity. Your either a seed maker or an egg bearer, a man or a woman, right or wrong, lost or saved. Just as there is no right way to do that which is wrong, calling others crazy just brings your sanity into question. No one supports murder, but perhaps you do in the spirit of revenge mindset and accusation you have going on. Be careful of the that angry spirit ……it will consume you then spit you out in a place where you least expect. You never know when the last thing you say or do is just that…..the last thing!

  • Fergal

    Jeff, you are a very simple person. You have a band of morons here who are filled with hatred for this life and they will lap up your nonsense.
    To say that someone was abused as a child because they are not agreeing with you is insane.
    You have nothing to back up anything that you are saying here, it is all straight out of your obviously very limited mind.
    Show me proof that there is a soul or indeed an afterlife, try to reference something other than the bible (book written by me and rewritten by men).
    Calling people crazy when they most certainly are does not call in to question my sanity. You are the ones who need help, proper help not interpreted nonsense from the bible.

  • Jeff

    Fergal
    I’m saying you are the one who is looking for more in this life because you are empty and filled with bitterness. You lashed out, that comes from somewhere…..typically all we are in life is the sum of what molds us in our childhood. You will always act out the way you are trained if you don’t change. Your racism for instance…is glaringly easy to spot by your language. Just like figures don’t lie but liars figure, the foundation of your ideology is on a sandy foundation. One that shifts if you don’t understand the simple analogy.
    Have a nice day.

  • FeRgal

    Jeff, I had a wonderful childhood. I work in many different countries with all the wonderful races of the world.
    I see that this life is great and all the people of the world are amazing.
    You do not need the meandering a of a middle eastern zombie to be a truly good person, all I see from this site is hate against anybody who questions your nonsense is wrong.

    You are a typical US based Christian with no exposure to the real world, why would you believe any of that nonsense (maybe you were abused as a child?)

    • Sour Dove

      FeRgal, you don’t seem to get the house rules here. We can accuse you of racism, but you can’t accuse us of racism. If you noticee racism in us, it’s racist of you to notice. Get with the pogrom.

  • Jeff

    Fergal,

    As I said before, your racism is showing. There is only one KIND of man or woman in the world and they are all a part of what is commonly referred to as the human RACE. Your penchant to divide them into “races” shows ignorance. People are just people………..
    The rudimentary nature of your responses tells me you are judgmental and intolerant of others, a sure sign of low self-esteem. You use it as a defense mechanism…… To me you are just a bully, a little kid who can’t have his so You hurl insults. I feel sorry for you and hope some day you’ll see that for yourself.
    Until then…have a nice day.

    • Sour Dove

      A sure sign that someone was mistreated as a child is that as an adult, they delight in a fable about a child sacrificing self to parent.
      Taking comfort in the torture and murder of innocents only and ever appears among people who were traumatized in early years.

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