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Making Jesus Known in the Market Place

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About nine in the morning, he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing, He told them, ‘You also go and work in my vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.’ -NIV

  • Help believers appreciate the urgency of making Jesus known in the Market Place.
  • Help believers to be more effective in optimizing their touch points they have with others in their workplace to make Jesus known.
  • Help us to be more fruitful in seeking meaningful opportunities outside church to share our faith.
  • Help emphasize the role of love and compassion as key requirement  for making Jesus known in the marketplace.
  • Encouraging believers to let God have access their network in the marketplace to make Jesus known.
  • Help us cultivate attributes such as excellence and integrity which are needed in making Jesus known in the marketplace

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  • How can we be very effective in communicating in the marketplace to make Jesus known in the Market place?
  • Why should we embrace marketplace platform of making Jesus Known?
  • What are the practical ways Christians can make Jesus known in the marketplace?
  • Role of prayer in making Jesus known in the marketplace.
  • Can I be effective in making Jesus known in the marketplace without genuine compassion and love?
  • What is the role of wisdom in making Jesus known in the market place?
  • Can my character affect my efforts as well as the efforts of other Christians in making Jesus known?
  • How can I overcome fear in making Jesus known in the market place?
  • The marketplace is a forum where business interactions take place (Matthew 20:3 Ezekiel 27:13, Matthew 11:16)
  • The ministry of Jesus was characterised by ministration in the market place, sometimes on land and sea. (Mk. 4:39. John 11:38-44, Luke 5:1)
  • Making Jesus known in the marketplace require Christians to effective and authentic communicators. (Luke 5:4,1 Corinthians 9:22)
  • Effective outreach requires an approach that seeks out the lost in their natural domain (Matthew 18: 10–14).
  • Christians are called to be the light and salt of the earth; we are required to be the light and salt in the market place (Matthew 5:14-16)
  • Prayer is a key requirement for Christians in making Jesus known in the market place (Luke 18:1, 1 Thessalonians 5:17)
  • Our character/attitude should reflect and be consistent of our status as ambassadors of Christ.(Col. 3:17, 2 Corinthians 5:20)
  • Christians should consider themselves as the labourer that has been sent to the market place, let the market place be the missionary field (Matthew 9:36 -38, Rom. 1:16)
  • Compassion and love are required in making Jesus known in the market place (Matthew 9:36)
  • Rely on the Grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit; do not be ashamed to make Jesus known (Romans 1:16)
  • Jesus provided a superior strategy for Peter in the marketplace and Peter did not hesitate to follow him, Be a value adder in the marketplace (Luke 5:4-11)
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  • God’s desire is for everyone to be saved, including in the marketplace, let’s partner with God (Acts 17:30)
  • The early church exploded through preaching in the market place , people preached Christ as they moved from one location to another.( Acts 8:40)
  • It is important we live a life of excellence, integrity, good character and ensure our conduct attracts people to Christ and not deter people from accepting Christ.
  • Love and compassion are key requirements. Let our love and compassion be genuine and not a lip service.
  • Let’s not wait for the unsaved and unchurched to come to church before we engage them with the word, Our focus should be to those outside church.( Luke 19:10).
  • Prayer is key, always pray for the marketplace   evangelism . (Ephesians 6:19 )
  • Be bold to reach out. (Rom 1:16).
  • Deliberately look for opportunities to make Jesus known.
  • As much as possible, be at peace with people. Humans are relational beings, we need to work on our relationship, a toxic relationship with a work colleague makes making Jesus known to them more difficult. (Hebrews 12:14)
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