Why is it important to win souls?

Winning souls is very important because it is what God’s heart longs for: eternal salvation for everyone.

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The reasons why we win souls are:

 

1. Because Jesus paid a high price: The blood of Christ was the price that Jesus paid for every soul on the Cross of Calvary.

For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.

1 Peter 1:18-19 NIV

 

2. Because souls are important to God: A soul is worth more than the whole world, more than all the stars in the sky. Its value is immeasurable

What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?

Mark 8:36 NIV

 

 3. Because it is the principal mission that Jesus left us: Have you ever taken some time to see the great need around you? You don't have to go far to meet hurted people, destroyed families, and young people without a purpose in life. Our world is crying out for hope and restoration. The good news is that you have what they need: Jesus!

 

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Matthew 28:19-20 NIV

 

4. Because we have a great debt: Paul considered himself a debtor to the gospel of Christ, because he understood that Jesus had redeemed him. That is why he gave himself wholeheartedly to preaching the gospel and did not rest until he had fulfilled his purpose on earth.

 

I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish.”

Romans 1:14 NIV

 

5.  Because souls are eternal: Every person you meet has a soul that will live forever; either in a blessed place called heaven or in the miseries of hell.

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Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son.

John 3:18 NIV

 

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