Pride month is a great time of the year to reach the lost LGBTQ+ person with the live saving gospel of the grace of God, will YOU go tell them about the Saviour?
If you’re a born again Christian, I want to share with you a fantastic opportunity to reach the lost right where you live. June is the start of many things in America, first and foremost it heralds the beginning of glorious summerime, backyard parties, trips to the beach, end of the school year and vacations. It is also the start of Pride Month for the LGBTQ+ people, and is an incredible chance for you to share the gospel of the grace of God with the lost gay, lesbian, trans and queer people who will be out in force as you see in the above photo I took yesterday on St. George street in Saint Augustine while we were street preaching.
“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. And this I do for the gospel’s sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.” 1 Corinthians 9:22,23 (KJV)
As Christians, we have been given the ministry of reconciliation, that is to say sharing the gospel with the lost so that they might be won to Jesus Christ and get saved. We are not Old Testament prophets who are pronouncing fiery judgment down on people, we are the New Testament ambassadors of Jesus Christ! When we preach on the street, we preach new life in Jesus Christ through His shed blood. We tell lost people who they can have their sins forgiven and have a hope of Heaven. We also tell them about a nasty place called Hell, which burns with fire unquenchable, and plead with them not to go there. LGBTQ+ people are no different than any other lost sinner who needs Jesus.
Can you love them enough to give them a gospel tract and tell them the truth?
“And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God. For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” 2 Corinthians 5:18-21 (KJV)
When I wrote about my personal testimony last year of how I got saved, I shared with you all how my ‘spiritual search’ for Truth was triggered by the death of my older brother Bob, a homosexual who died of AIDS. He was a lovely, sweet soul and my best friend on this earth. He died in 1988, and I miss him all the time. So when I witness to the lost LGBTQ+ person, I show them the same love and respect I would have wanted someone who might have witnessed to my brother to show him.
It accomplishes nothing to call them names, mock them or belittle them. You cannot reach someone for Jesus if you don’t have love for them, love is supposed to be the defining trait of the born again believer. You can tell someone the undiluted truth of the gospel without being mean to them, we do it all the time on the streets. But you can’t reach people for Jesus without a healthy dose of love.
What does the ‘whole package’ of pure love and pure truth without compromise look like? This is it right here:
“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. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.” John 3:16-19 (KJV)
One time not too long ago, we were preaching on the streets and two lesbians walked past me holding hands. As soon as they heard me preaching the gospel, they thought they would have a little ‘fun’ with me, probably to see if the could get a rise out of me and make me look foolish. But the Holy Spirit was with me and gave me wisdom. The two lesbians stopped right in front of me and gave each other a fairly deep kiss, then looked at me to see my reaction. But the reaction they got they were in no wise prepared for.
When they stopped kissing, I looked at them and told them not to quit on my account, and that if they truly wanted to do that then by all means keep doing it. To say they were shocked is an understatement! I looked at them both as lovingly as I could and told them that lesbianisn was not their biggest problem, and that something much larger than that was waiting for them right around the metaphorical corner. I told them that their real problem was that, like all people, they had unpaid for sin in their life, but had no Saviour to pay the price for them, and as such they would have to pay for it themselves in a place called Hell. I said it nicely, seriously, sweetly and offered them a tract.
“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)
Like I said, June is Pride Month, and it’s a great time to share the gospel of the grace of God with the lost LGBTQ+ people where you live. Click on the link below to order your box of NTEB gospel tracts, and go out and tell them about the Saviour Jesus Christ. And when you do, please be nice. Witness to them they way you would want someone to witness to the lost LGBTQ+ member in your family. Your sins and my sins were not one bit less filthy in the eyes of God than their sins are, and the same shed blood that paid for our sins on the cross at Calvary is able to pay for their sins, too. Go tell them. You can hate the Pride Movement, and you can hate the Pride Month agenda, but you have to love the people enough to tell them how to get saved.
The Streets Were Filled With LGBTQ+ People Yesterday For Start Of Pride Month
As Christians, we have been given the ministry of reconciliation, that is to say sharing the gospel with the lost so that they might be won to Jesus Christ and get saved. We are not Old Testament prophets who are pronouncing fiery judgment down on people, we are the New Testament ambassadors of Jesus Christ!
What It Looks Like To Preach The Gospel On The Streets In 2019
This 2-minute video shows you exactly what it is like to be a street preacher, and how the average person on the street will react to you. This video was shot on the corner of St. George and Hypolita streets in downtown St. Augustine, Florida.
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