QUALITIES OF A SOUL WINNER
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1. You must be saved yourself.
a. John 3:7 "You should not be surprised at my saying, „You must be born again.‟” (NIV)
b. Rom. 10:9-10 "That if you confess with your mouth, „Jesus is Lord,‟ and believe in your heart that
God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified,
and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.” (NIV)
c. John 1:12 "Yet to all who received Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become
d. Acts 4:12 "Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which
we must be saved.” (NIV)
4991 soteria – salvation (Strong‟s Concordance)
1.) Deliverance, preservation, safety, salvation.
a. Deliverance from the molestation of enemies
b. In an ethical sense, what concludes to the souls safety or salvation; used of Messianic salvation
2.) Salvation as the present possession of all true Christians.
3.) Future salvation, the sum of benefits and blessings that the Christians, redeemed from all earthly ills, will
enjoy after the visible return of Christ from heaven in the consummated and eternal kingdom of God.
2. You must have absolute assurance concerning your salvation. You must have your confidence grounded
a. II Tim. 1:12 "That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have
believed, and am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him for that day.” (NIV)
b. I Peter 1:3-5 "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us
new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance
that can never perish, spoil or fade – kept in heaven for you, who through faith are shielded by God‟s power
until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.”
Produced by faith:
Hebrews 10:22 "Let us draw near to God with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts
sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water.” (NIV)
Hebrews 6:11 "We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, in order to make your hope
I John 3:14 "We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love our brothers. Anyone who does
not love remains in death.” (NIV)
Is the effect of righteousness:
Isaiah 32:17 "The fruit of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quietness and
confidence forever.” (NIV)
Is abundant in the understanding of the Gospel:
Col. 2:2 "My purpose Is that hey may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full
riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ.” (NIV)
3. You must have a working knowledge of the Bible.
(Memorize passages of scripture that will be helpful to others.)
a. I Peter 3:15 "But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone
who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.” (NIV)
b. II Timothy 2:15 "Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to
be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.” (NIV)
c. Hosea 4:6 "My people are destroyed form lack of knowledge.” (NIV)
d. Acts 17:11 "Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the
message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.” (NIV)
4. You must live a life that is dedicated to the Lord.
a. Romans 12:1-2 "Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God‟s mercy, to offer your bodies as living
sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the
pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and
approve what God‟s will is – His good, pleasing, and perfect will.” (NIV)
b. I John 1:9 "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all
c. Romans 12:9-13
d. Colossians 3:1-2
e. John 15:5
5. You should not be harboring known sin in your life.
a. Proverbs 28:13 "He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds
b. I John 1:9-10 "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all
unrighteousness. If we claim we have not sinned, we make Him out to be a liar and His word has no place in
c. Joshua 7 (Aichan and Ai)
6. You should have an increasing passion for lost souls.
a. Luke 19:41 "As He approached Jerusalem and saw the city, He wept over it.”
b. Heb. 5:7-9 "During the days of Jesus‟ life on earth, He offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and
tears to the One who could save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverent submission.
Although He was a son, He learned obedience from what He suffered and, once made perfect, He became
the source of eternal salvation for all who obey Him”
c. II Corinthians 5:14-15 "For Christ‟s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and
therefore all died, And He died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for Him
who died for them and was raised again.”
d. Romans 9:1-3 "I speak the truth in Christ – I am not lying, my conscience confirms it in the Holy Spirit – I
have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off
from Christ for the sake of my brothers, those of my own race.”
e. I Corinthians 15:34
f. II Peter 3:9
g. Matthew 18:14
h. Jonah 4:11
i. Ezekiel 18:32
j. II Corinthians 5:20-21
7. Carry an active fellowship with other Christians whenever possible.
a. Hebrews 10:25 "Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage
one another – and all the more as you see the day approaching.”
b. James 5:16
8. You should enter the ministry of intercessory prayer.
a. John 17:1-26
b. Exodus 32:30-32 "The next day Moses said to the people, „You have committed a great sin. But now I will go
up to the Lord; perhaps I can make atonement for your sin.‟ So Moses went back to the Lord and said, „Oh,
what a great sin these people have committed! They have made for themselves gods of gold. But now, please
forgive their sin – but if not, then blot me out of the book You have written.”
c. Romans 9:1
d. II Timothy 1:3
e. Isaiah 62:6-7
f. Daniel 6:10
g. Daniel 9
h. I Samuel 12:23
9. You should be Spirit-filled and Spirit-led.
a. Ephesians 5:18 "Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.”
b. I Corinthians 2:9-13
c. Ephesians 6:19
d. II Corinthians 4:7
e. I Corinthians 6:17
f. Zephaniah 4:6
10. Have a full understanding of the procedures being used.
a. I Corinthians 14:40 "But everything should be done in a fitting and orderly way.”
b. Psalms 34:14 "Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”
c. Luke 2:52
d. II Timothy 2:15
11. You should have a regular and satisfying daily devotional.
a. II Timothy 4:2
b. Deuteronomy 6:6-9
c. Psalms 19
d. Psalms 119:11
12. Know how to lead someone to Christ.
a. John 3:16, John 10:10
b. Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23
c. Romans 5:8, 1 Corinthians 15:3-6, John 14:16
d. John 1:12, Ephesians 2:8-9, John 3:1-8, Revelation 3:20
e. The Roman Roads (Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23, Romans 5:8, Romans 10:9-10)
13. Know what a true decision is.
a. Matthew 7:18-20
b. Matthew 13:24-30
c. Galatians 5:22
d. Matthew 5:6
e. Colossians 3:5-17
f. 2 Peter 1:3-10