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Conversational or confrontational evangelism

Key Principle #9 : Confrontation Acts Chapter 7
In Stephen’s defense of Christianity, he used a number of Old Testament references. While sometimes theologians can allegorize the Old Testament a little too much, the Bible actually does say that the Old Testament prophets, stories and events are for our examples (1 Cor. 10:6-16). As such, the following Old Tesatment character were much like missionaries. As you read these passages, ask yourself, "How were these like missionaries?" Abraham ? (verses 2-8)
2”The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran, 3and said to him, ‘Get out of your country and from your relatives, and come to a land that I will show you.’’”
Joseph? (verses 9-16)
9”And the patriarchs, becoming envious, sold Joseph into Egypt. But God was with him.
Moses? (verses 22-44)
29Then, at this saying, Moses fled and became a dweller in the land of Midian, where he had two sons.
Missionaries will confront things out of t…