Our third instalment in our ‘Surprising Gospel Strategies‘ series, is ‘Don’t tell them that Jesus is God’! Apart from the ‘click bait’ title, there is some real truth here. Sometimes our evangelism starts with who God is, and then we try to convince them that ‘Jesus really is God’, but John 1:18 flips things on its head, when it says:
“No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.”
Jesus is the one ‘on show’, and God is the invisible one.
In evangelism, make Jesus central. Jesus reveals the Father! He didn’t appear halfway through God’s story, but right from the beginning.
“[Jesus] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:”