QUESTION: If someone is not «A FISHER OF MEN;» what can be said, absolutely, about that person?
Matthew 4:18-19 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethern, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I WILL MAKE YOU FISHERS OF MEN.
Matthew 28:16-20 Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them. And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted. And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach ALL NATIONS, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
ANSWER: They are NOT following Christ Jesus.
NOTE: It is the job of a soul winner is to knock every crutch out from under a sinner so that he lies helplessly and hopelessly on his back so that his only recourse is to stretch out his hand to Jesus Christ for help.
Psalms 126:6 He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
Psalms 142:4 I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me; refuge failed me; NO MAN CARED FOR MY SOUL.
II Corinthians 9:6 But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
Ecclesiastes 11:1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
Mark 4:26-29 And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear. But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he putteth in the sickle, because the harvest is come.
Isaiah 55:11 So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
BY YOUR SILENCE, THEY ARE CONDEMNED!
NOTE: A Christian who does not win souls is guilty of a seven-fold sin:
1) Disobedience to the main command of Jesus Christ.
2) Lack of love for Jesus Christ.
3) Not following Christ.
4) The folly of a short-sighted fool.
5) Not abiding in Christ.
6) Spiritual manslaughter.
7) Being dishonest in a sacred trust.