Bible Texts Showing God's Interest In All Men

World-wide evangelism in the Old & New Testament

Brian Kuehmichel
9/4/2004


OLD TESTAMENT


ADAM AND EVE — Gen 1:28; 3:15 (Proto-evangelium —the Latin means 'first Gospel')

SETH — Gen 5; as forefather to Noah

NOAH AND FAMILY — Gen 6:7,8

ABRAHAM — Gen 12:1-3 (1st delineation of how the 'first Gospel' in Gen 3:15 was to be fulfilled); 18:18-19; 22:18; 26:4

MELCHESIDEC — Gen 14:17-20

ISAAC — Gen 25:11

JACOB — Gen 25:23; 28:10-16; 35:1-5

JOSEPH AND EGYPT — Gen 37:28,36; 39:3-6, 21-23; 41:14+16, 37-46+55-57

MOSES — Ex 2:10,11; 3:2,10; 4:20,29-31; 22:21 & 23:9 & Le 19:34; De 32:8, 43

JETHRO — Ex 3:1; 5:1-3; 7:1; 19:7-8

JOB — Job 4:3,4; 29:12-23

EGYPTIANS AT THE EXODUS — Ex 12:37-38

JOSHUA AND RAHAB AND FAMILY — Joshua 2:1, 9-11; See Mt 1:4-5

RUTH — Ruth 2:11,12; 4:11,12

DAVID — 2Sam 22:50; 1Chr 16:24, 31; Psa 18:49; 22:27; 57:9; 67:4; 108:3; 117:1

SOLOMON — 1 Kings 8:41-43

PSALMISTS — Psalm 18:49; 24:1; 47:1,2; 50:1,4; 66:1-5; 67:1-7; 82:8; 96:1-13; 98:1-3; 102:15-22; et cetera.

JONAH AND NINEVEH — Jonah 1:1,2; 3:1-10; 4:1,2,10-11

ELIJAH AND WIDOW OF ZAREPHETH — I Kings 17:8-24

NAAMAN OF SYRIA — II Kings 5:1-16

NEBUCHADNEZZAR — Dan 2 chpt. (Da 2:1, 5, 10-11, 25-30, 46-47)

THREE HEBREWS AND THE WORLD ASSEMBLY — Dan 3:1-2, 10-13, 16-29

DARIUS AND DANIEL — Dan 6 chpt. (21-27)

CYRUS — Ezra 1:1-8 Isa 44:28; 45:1

HOSHEA — Hos 1:10; 2:23

ESTHER — Esther 9:1-4, 27; 10:1-3

ISAIAH — Isa 2:2-4; 5:26-27; 11:9-10, 12; 19:25; 42:1-7; 45:23; 52:10; 60:1-7; 61 chpt. (1-11); 66:18

JEREMIAH — Jer 3:17; 4:2; 25:31; 32:17-20; 33:9

AMOS — Amos 9:7

MICAH — Micah 4:1-5

ZEPHANIAH — Zeph 3:8-9; 14:16, 20-23

ZECHARIAH — Zech 8:20-23; 14:9,16


NEW TESTAMENT


THE GREAT COMMISSION — Mt 28:18-20; Mk 16:15,16,20; Lk 9:60; 24:45-49; Jn 20:21-23; 21:15-17, 19; & Ac 1:8.

GENERAL TEXTS ON EVANGELISM —

Lk 9:60; Ac 8:5,35; 13:1-5, 42-49; 14:1; 17:18; 18:24-28; Ro 10:14-15; 1Co 1:17-18, 23; 2:2; 9:27; 15:1-4, 11; 2Co 4:5; 5:18-20; 4:5; Ga 1:8; Ph 1:14-18; 1Ti 1:11; 3:16; 2Ti 4:2


TEXTS WITH DISCIPLES EVANGELIZING —

Acts 2:14-40; 3:12-26; 4:9-12, 33; 5:19-25, 42; 8:4-77, 25; 8:26-40 to Ethiopian; 9:20-22, 42; 10:34-43; 11:19-21; 13:1-3, 5, 14-38; 14:1-2, 6-7, 20-21 at Lystra; 14:24-25 at Pisidia; 16:6-9 at Mysia; 16:12-15 at Thyatira; 16:31-33 at Philippi; 17:1-4 at Thessalonica; 15-18 + 32-34 at Athens; 18:1, 4-8 at Corinth; 18:19 at Ephesus; 18:22-23 at Caesarea, Antioch, Galatia and Phrygia; 18:27-28 at Achaia; 19:1-20 at Ephesus; 19:22 in Asia; 19:23-20:1 at Ephesus; 20:1-2 in Macedonia; 19:2-3 in Greece; 20:6-12 at Troas; 20:17-38 from Miletus called & spoke to elders of Ephesus; 21:3-6 at Tyre; 21:7 at Ptolemais; 22:1-22 at Jerusalem; 24:10-22. 24-26 & 25:23-26:29 at Antipatris of Caesarea; 27:22-26 on ship to Rome; 28:1-11 at island of Melita; 28:16-31 at Rome.


Evangelism / Missionary work was done each time Jesus publicly preached beginning at Mt 4: 17, 23 and onward including sermon in chapters 5-7 and: 9:35; 11:1; 13:1-3; 14: 14; 15:10, 30, 17:14, 19:1,2, 13; 21:23; 23:1; etc.

Note also:

Mk 2:1-2; 3:7-9; 4:1-2; 5:21; 6:1-2, 34; 7:14, 24, 31; 8:1, 27; 10:1; 11:17; 12:1

Lk 4:14-15, 16, 31, 42-44; 5:1-3, 14; 6:20+7:1, 7:24; 8:1+4; 9:11, 52; 10:1, 38; 13:10; 15:1

Jn 4:1-30, 39-42.


Disciples in Mt 10:7, Mk 3:14, Lk 9:1,2, and 10:1 are commissioned to preach.

Acts 8:26-39 Philip with Ethiopian eunuch.

Acts 10:1-44 Peter to Cornelius with his household.


Matthew 22:38-40 & Mark 12:30-32 You know that you love your neighbor as yourself when you are as concerned for another's development and maturity: physically, mentally, emotionally, relationally and spiritually as you are for yourself. John 13:34 & 15:12 To "love one another as I have loved you" goes beyond this to self-denial, self-sacrifice and selflessness. Go, therefore, into all nations and make disciples!


Addendum: Psalm 117:1; Isaiah 11:1-12; 12 chpt; Revelation 7:9-17; 19:11-16; 21:1-5, 24-27