How to Avoid False Professions
May 31, 2022
David Cloud, Way of Life Literature, P.O. Box 610368, Port Huron, MI 48061
Recently I received the following text -

“I love, read and use your material. I would just like to see if you could write maybe an outline of how you would go about using repentance in soulwinning. I was brought up using the Hyles way and never really liked it but can seem to find a clear way of using repentance in soulwinning. I'm not sure if I just can't get past the way I have been taught or what, but it is something that I would like to be able to see in a written form. Maybe you already have something that I have just not been able to find in your books and just haven't looked in the correct places or maybe just overseeing it.”

Reply from Brother Cloud -

It is good to hear from you, and that is an excellent question. I deal with it in the new Way of Life Bible course
Repentance and Soul Winning.

The outline of chapter seven (“How to Avoid False Professions”) is as follows:

1. Don’t Be Hasty; Avoid Shallow Presentations of the Gospel.
2. Emphasize Turning to the Lord.
3. Avoid Manipulating People.
4. Be Careful about Giving Assurance.
5. Don’t Confuse Interest in the Gospel with Salvation.
6. Guard the Ordinance of Baptism.
7. Maintain the Bible Standard for Church Membership.
8. Be Careful About Terminology.
9. Be Patient, Depending upon God to Perform the Miracle of Salvation.

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