Are you ready to share Jesus at a moment’s notice? Sharing the Good News of Jesus with others can be scary for many of us. But, half the battle is simply being prepared. One of the best ways to prepare is by memorizing Bible verses for evangelism. (Also see “How to Have a Relationship with Jesus” to further prepare yourself.)
Here’s some wise advice from the Apostle Peter:
But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. 1 Peter 3:15a
How can we prepare to share the Gospel?
- First, we need to be ready to tell our own story – Be prepared to share your “story” (less daunting word than “testimony”) in 2 or 3 minutes. What was your life like before Jesus? How did Jesus break through to your heart and save you? Importantly, what is God doing in your life right now?
- Second, memorize Scripture verses about salvation – Our personal experience is vital, but we need to be prepared to back it up with the authority of God’s Word. Jesus is not the only way because we say so. God says so and we should be armed with that truth. It’s also important to know verses by heart so we are ready any time and any where to share the Good News of Jesus.
My Top 10 Bible Verses for Evangelism
There are some many verses we can use to share the Gospel message. But here are my favorite 10, in no particular order. And yes, I do know these “by heart!” Check them out and you’ll see why they made my top 10:
- Romans 3:23 – Every person has sinned and is therefore separated from God.
- Romans 6:23 – We have earned an eternal death penalty because of our sin.
- John 3:16-18 – We were under condemnation, but because God loves us so much, He sent Jesus to provide a way of salvation.
- Romans 5:8 – God showed His love for us by sending Jesus to die for us.
- 2 Corinthians 5:21 – Sinless Jesus, took our sin, so we could have His righteousness.
- 1 Peter 3:18 – Jesus, who was completely righteous, died for us, the unrighteous, so He could bring us to God.
- Ephesians 2:8-10 – We cannot do anything to earn our salvation. God saves us by His grace through faith in Christ.
- Romans 10:9-10 – We are saved through faith in the death and resurrection of Jesus.
- John 14:6 – Jesus is the way to God the Father.
- Acts 4:12 – Jesus is the only name that can save us.
You may already know many of these passages. If you don’t will you commit to memorizing some – or all?! Here are a couple of helps for you:
So, what do you say? Will you become a prepper? Do you have favorite verses to add to the list?
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Hebrew9:27 it is appointed unto man once to die, after this, the judgement. Isaiah 1:18 Come now let’s reason together, says the lord, though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson,they shall be like crimson.
Great words from the Lord! Thank you for sharing! They are both good additions to the list.
Thanks for this wonderful verses
God bless you
Gd bless you.
Will be grateful if I could have tracks for evangelism
I don’t have any tracts, but there is printable of the “Roman Road” on this post you can print off! https://www.kathyhoward.org/roman-road-salvation/
i am very much pleasure to meet woman of God like you.
i need books which will help me to understand more the gospel and preach more about it please.
Thank you so much for the handy verses Kathy.
Sound good kathy please added me on hangouts I’m evangelist email@example.com
Though they be red like Crimson they shall be as wool.
Great guidance towards soul-wining.
Am really bless thanks very much
Thank God for this writing, I am blessed
Uuuhh! This is 🔥. God bless you all. I’m so glad j found this blog.
So blessed by this
Revelation 3:20 behold I stand at the door and knock and if anyone’s hear my voice and open it I will come and eat with him.
Matthew 3 v 2,and saying, repent ye for the kingdom of heaven is at hand
Proverb 14 v12,
There is a way which seemeth right unto a man,but the end thereof are the ways of death.
John 14 v6 , Jesus saith unto him,I am the way ,the truth,and the life ,no man cometh unto the father,but by me
this verses aree wonderfully wonderful…
Thank you for sharing, I’m really bless……please how can someone completely saved and not to go back to sign again?
Thanks for coming by. This link will take you to more information about salvation. The Bible teaches we can’t do anything to earn salvation, it is a free gift from God through Jesus. We will never be sinless this side of heaven, but with the help of the Holy Spirit we can grow spiritually and become more like Jesus. https://www.kathyhoward.org/how-to-know-jesus/
Pls ma, can I have you on my hangout to learn more from you on how to preach the gospel through evangelism…. I enjoy the scripture I found here
Thank God for this word of God. It is today’sunday school topic.
God bless the preacher
God bless u. U made my day
Nice verse to evangelze to others.
I really bless God for you all and your great works.
This is so powerful and helpful.
I was preparing for evangelism and did not know how to start but right now am well loaded..
God bless and replenish you.
I am blessed by your writings.thanks
John 3:3-Jesus said unto him,verily,verily,I say unto thee,except a man be born again,he cannot the kingdom of God. Roman3:23 for all have sinned,and come short of the glory of God.
Good stuff. So true.
If only people would believe that and get saved the world would be a much better place.
Hi, I understand how you feel about this, but only the Holy Spirit can help and soften the heart of the person you are sharing our saviour Jesus with, so you need to pray for the Holy Spirit to lead you and speak through you.
Remember you can’t do anything without God…
You are so right! Only the Holy Spirit can convict someone of their need for a Savior. Only God the Father can draw someone to Jesus (John 6:44). We are also commanded to go and tell (Matthew 28:19-20) and to always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks us to give the reason for the hope we have (1 Peter 3:15). If we know these Scriptures and others like them, we will be ready to share Jesus and His salvation whenever the Holy Spirit give the opportunity!
Hello mam hope by Gods grace you are doing great. I am an evangelist and love doing Gods work in the domain of outdoor evangelism. I will apprciate your support of tracks and bibles to guive out to those i witness chirst to them. Thanks and God bless you as you consider my message. I am currently doing Gods world accross the world and as now i am in Africa , Cameroon to be precise and i love doing evengelism.
I am pleased to get this verses for envengelism.i have the zeal to go out to preach the gospel.This is a good guide.Thanks so much
Would appreciate some tract to give as I go out for envegelism
We have Holy Spirit to soften the hearts.
We are the light, the water, the seed planter, ambassadors, preacher, branch of the Vine, and Temple of the living God. We have a lot to do.
We can’t do any of that without Jesus.
Very true,God bless u
2Corinthins 5:17 if any man be in Christ he is a new creature old things become new…..
Am a pastor of Christ Redemption Love and Power Mission Intl Inc., based in Abeokuta Ogun State spread to Benin Republic evangelism globally is the vision and the mission glad to have you a partners in this mandate needs of tracts and bible for the work both in English and French languages.
You are ment to deliver the Word, the Holy ghost does the rest.
I can also tell friends and relatives about this great words that the Lord has used u to do sister Kathy, More blessing IJN
Thanks Kathy, this is very helpful. Plenty of websites are talking about “why” we should evangelise, but I was searching to be equipped and it was an answer to prayer to find yours. 🙂
Here’s another verse you may like to add: John 11:25 “I am the resurrection & the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies.
God bless you!
Hi Susan, so glad you found the site and that the post was helpful! I agree that the “how” of sharing the Gospel is harder than the “why!” And thanks for sharing John 11:25.That is a great verse to know and share!
THAN X A LOTT..I AM REALLY BLESSED ..GOD BLESS YOU!!
I think this a very good and easy way to prepare and equip anyone for evangelism.
May our wonderful Lord continue to bless you.
Thank you for sharing. I am resolved to win a soul every month. SO HELP ME GOD….
May God give you opportunities daily!
thanks Kathy am blessed and ready to take the word of God to people this week.Pray with me
God bless you
Thank you very much for sharing
Av written them down ..more lifes has to be won to Christ Jesus ..
Thanks for sharing these verses. John 3:16 can also included. I pray for more of God’s Grace to preach to the world.
I can see John 3:16 was actually included. That is great.
Romans 10:9-10 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.
10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness;
and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation
John 1:12 But as many as they received him, to them gave he the power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name
Found this very helpful as am getting ready to go out today, God bless you so , much for sharing, am really happy with this
Thanks so much,pls you can include 2 Corinthians 5:17, if any man be in Christ,he is a new creature,old things have passed away,behold all things are become new,GOD GIVES NEW LIFE TO ANY ONE WHO RECEIVE CHRIST
Yes! Praise God that He makes us into new creatures in Christ!
But your iniquities have separated you from your God; And your sins have hidden His face from you, So that He will not hear. Isaiah 59:2
All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, every one, to his own way; And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all. (Isaiah 53:6)
But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed. (Isaiah 53:5)
“Come now, and let us reason together,” Says the Lord , “Though your sins are like scarlet, They shall be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They shall be as wool. (Isaiah 1:18)
Very fruitful, it was difficult getting this but I thank God finally.may God bless you.
John 14 :6 Jesus said to him,I am the way,and the truth and the life.No one comes to the father except through me.
Without Christ Jesus the equation to salvation is wrong.
4. Even as [in His love] He chose us [actually picked us out for Himself as His own] in Christ before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy (consecrated and set apart for Him) and blameless in His sight, even above reproach, before Him in love.
Interesting I believe IAM now ready to go out on an open air with this guide.
Alfred from Uganda
But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
This is a great verse
Thanks you for updating us .God bless you
This is very helpful, God bless you richly
If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways;then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin,and will heal their land.
(Isaiah 43:25) I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgression for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins Amen
(2 Cor. 7:1) Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Rev 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 sup with him, and he with me.
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Thanks ma’am for these scriptures. They have given proper guidance on how to preach the gospel.
God bless you.
Matthew 11 28 come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Thx so much! I’m trying to bring one of my friends to Jesus right now and these verses will really help me.
John 15:1-5 I am the true vine and father is the husbandman. eph 5:1-6
Thank you sister Kathy, i need your support by remember me in your prayer.
Wow thanks so much for this mam.i am actually preparing to go out for evangelism and didn’t know how to go about it and having scriptures that could back me.up was another obstacle untill I came across this .please pray for me as I go out
This is very helpful to me and I am very greatful and inspired
I am higly inspired may God bless u
Thank you Lord for have you make God bless you
This is amazing!
Thanks for this Kathy
It really solved my dilemma
May the Fire of the Holy ghost continue to burn In Jesus Name
God bless you I am using these verses.
thanks so much for the messages
I love this verses alot.thank for the wonderful verse.
Am so much happy to locate this page undoubtedly it is the work of Holy spirit the moment i decided to fetch people into God’s kingdom.
i have jot down all the verses here and i will begin to meditate and memorize them one after the others.thanks and God empower you more and direct peoples (who are ready for the kingdom service) attention to this page so that they to can be inspired.AM GOING OUT TO BURN FOR CHRIST PLS HELP ME IN PRAYER THAT HOLY SPIRIT WILL GUIDE AND SPEAK THROUGH ME TO WIN MANY SOULS FOR CHRIST WITH THE WORD OF GOD ALONG WITH THE TESTIMONIES I WILL SHARE WITH THEM.
GOD BE WITH YOU ALL
I added in mark 8:36
“For what shall it profit a man,if he shall gain the whole world,and lose his own soul?”
thanks you all
Nice scriptures for evangelism,
God bless you ma,
The Same God Who Created the entire universe, with its planets, stars and trees Saw the world and Knew it needed you!
Am bless with this words, pls add me tanx
God bless you. I have started evangelism. I found myself here when searching for more scriptures for evangelism.
How can i overcome fearness when to preach to someone
Many of us struggle with fear when God gives us the opportunity to share the gospel. Fear of rejection. Fear that we won’t say the right thing the right way. Something God has been emphasizing to me in recent years is the eternal destiny of the lost. If they don’t know Jesus, they will spend eternity in hell. That in itself is strong motivation to move forward even in fear. But I’ve also found that fear is strongest before our first act of obedience. If we will simply begin to obey, then the fear will lessen. And of course prayer! Asking for the Holy Spirit’s empowerment, courage, and words!
God bless you richly Kathy as we all labor for the Lord .
Thank you. very helpful