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bible verses about evangelism

The Call to Evangelize:

  • Mark 16:15 – “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.”
  • Matthew 28:19 – “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.”
  • Matthew 5:16 – “Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”
  • 1 Peter 3:15 – “But in your hearts revere 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. But do this with gentleness and respect.”
  • Matthew 9:37 – “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.”
  • Matthew 24:14 – “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.”
  • 1 Peter 2:9 – “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.”
  • Romans 1:14 – “I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish.”

Sharing the Good News through Evangelism:

  • Romans 1:16 – “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.”
  • Romans 10:15 – “And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!'”
  • Acts 8:12 – “But when they believed Philip as he proclaimed the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.”
  • Acts 8:35 – “Then Philip began with that very passage of Scripture and told him the good news about Jesus.”
  • 2 Timothy 4:2 – “Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction.”
  • Isaiah 61:1 – “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.”
  • Acts 20:24 – “But I do not consider my life worth anything to myself, so that I may finish my task and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the good news of God’s grace.”
  • Acts 14:21 – “They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch.”
  • 1 Corinthians 1:18 – “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.”
  • Luke 19:10 – “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

Testimonies and Witnessing:

  • 1 Peter 3:15 – “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.”
  • 2 Corinthians 5:17 – “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”
  • Matthew 10:42 – “And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward.”
  • Matthew 5:14 – “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.”
  • 1 Corinthians 9:22 – “I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.”

Reaching the Nations through Evangelism:

  • Acts 1:8 – “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
  • Mark 13:10 – “And the gospel must first be preached to all nations.”
  • Mark 9:13 – “But I tell you, Elijah has already come, and they did to him everything they wished, just as it is written about him.”
  • 2 Timothy 4:17 – “But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.”
  • Psalm 67:3 – “May the peoples praise you, God; may all the peoples praise you.”
  • Psalm 96:3 – “Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.”
  • Proverbs 11:30 – “The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives.”