How to lead a child to Christ
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  • Leading Child to Christ: How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? - Romans 10:14 Explanation about the scripture: How shall they ask him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them?
  • Why do we evangelize children? 01. Children are born with a sinful nature. 02 . Children are responsible for the sins they commit. 03. Children need help to cope with the negative influences of today’s society.

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  • 1. How shall they ask him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them? (Romans 10:14) Leading a Child to Christ—The Salvation Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 2. Why do we evangelize children?
    • Children are born with a sinful nature.
    • Children are responsible for the sins they commit.
    • Children need help to cope with the negative influences of today’s society.
    Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 3. When are children ready for conversion?
    • When children feel a need to have their own relationship with the Lord.
    • When children question if they will go to heaven.
    • When children feel guilty about doing something they know is wrong.
    • When children are sorry for doing something and are afraid that they will do it again or won’t be able to stop.
    Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 4. When are children ready for conversion?
    • When children express a concern about whether they have a relationship with the Lord.
    • When children understand what Jesus did to make salvation possible.
    • When children have the ability to make a rational choice.
    • When children are move/convicted by the Holy Spirit.
    Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 5.
    • Children need to know they are sinners .
    • Children must know what sin is.
    • Sin displeases God and brings punishment.
    • God loves children and does not want them to “die” for their sins .
    • Jesus never sinned . Jesus is the only one who can save us from our sins.
    What spiritual concepts should a child know? Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 6. What must children do to be saved? Admit they have sinned. Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 7. What must children do to be saved? Believe God loves them and sent His Son, Jesus to save them from their sins. Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 8. What must children do to be saved? Claim Jesus as their Savior. (Commit themselves to Christ.) Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 9. Where can children be saved?
    • Sunday School
    • Children’s Church
    • Vacation Bible School
    • Adult Worship Service
    • Revival Service
    • Special Children’s Services
    • Camp
    • Home
    • Anywhere the child is…
    Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 10. How do you invite children to be saved?
    • Be sensitive to the leading of the Holy Spirit .
    • Remember children have a will of their own.
    • Have a plan of action. Know what you will say and do.
    • Use words the children can understand .
    • Allow enough time for the Holy Spirit to speak to the children, but do not prolong the invitation if there is no response.
    Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 11. What do you say when the child responds to the invitation?
    • Gain the child’s attention by calling the child by name or touching the child’s arm .
    • Ask the child why he or she came to the altar .
    • If the child expresses the need to be saved, use Really Living to explain the way of salvation.
    • Have the child pray in his or her own words. The child may prefer to repeat a prayer after you.
    • Let the child tell you what God did for him or her.
    • Pray a thank-you prayer .
    • Follow up .
    Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 12. Why should we follow up children’s conversions?
    • The Bible teaches us the importance.
    • It helps the child who lacks assurance of salvation.
    • It helps the child remain true to Jesus.
    • It helps the child to grow spiritually.
    Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 13. Why should we follow up children’s conversions?
    • It provides the child with Christian models.
    • It provides prayer support for the child.
    • It helps the child to experience success, rather than disillusionment and despair, in the Christian life.
    • It may be the means to winning a child’s unsaved parents.
    Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe
  • 14. Salvation is the most important thing. They will not know unless they hear. They cannot hear unless we maintain and atmosphere for the Holy Spirit to speak. Leading a child to Christ - by Asela Jayarathe