Thursday, June 3, 2021



(“He who wins souls is wise.” Proverbs 11:30 NKJV)

Dear Readers:

Have you ever wondered what draws us, at least most men, to watch superhero action movies, or action movies in general? Or draw us in to watch combat movies such as ‘Sergeant York’?

What is it about these movies that suck us in?
1. There are good guys and bad guys, villains if you will.

2. The bad guys continually try to snuff out the good guys . . . so that they can do what?

a. Seize power by taking over and ruling other people, or in some cases the entire world.

b. Make enormous amounts of money.

What happens if the villains gain too much power?
1. Villains may sometimes make promises to the people of ‘a better tomorrow’ . . . but in the end the people are rudely awakened that the villain, or villains are in it for themselves, and they will make life miserable for anyone that stands in their way.

2. There is never enough for a villain. If you ever watch gangster movies, which I have, the mob bosses never have enough. They are always conniving to gain more power, more control, and more money . . . and they’ll resort to any tactics, even killing, to get it.

So what do the good guys do in such dire circumstances?

1. They might take it upon themselves to counteract the villain. They might collectively gather to develop strategies. The villain, on the other hand, tries to silence any dissent among the ranks . . . by intimidation, even to the point of threatening to kill family members.

2. Secondly, they might look for a hero, or heroes that have the wherewithal, stamina, and brainpower to outflank the villain. If any of you have watched the western “The Magnificent Seven” with Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen, you’ll know what I mean.

So where do you and I come into the picture in soulwinning? Can we gather collectively to counteract the villain, which in our case is Satan?

Or can we become a superhero to do as detailed in Jude 1:22-23: “Have mercy on those who waver, save others by snatching them from the fire...”

So can you and I really be a superhero to save a person at the last minute who is heading for the fire? The answer is, “Absolutely!”

Our Soulwinning Experiment mission, if you decide to accept it, is to look at others as heading toward a fire . . . which is very true if they haven’t accepted Jesus into their hearts . . . and to pray with all your might, to see if God would have you be a superhero in their lives.

See you next week,

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