100 Bible Verses about Evangelizing

Mark 16:15 ESV / 86 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 66 helpful votes

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 43 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Philemon 1:6 ESV / 42 helpful votes

And I pray that the sharing of your faith may become effective for the full knowledge of every good thing that is in us for the sake of Christ.

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 35 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

1 Timothy 4:13 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching.

Matthew 28:19-20 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

John 14:6 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Romans 1:16 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 26 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

John 3:16 ESV / 26 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Ezekiel 33:8 ESV / 26 helpful votes

If I say to the wicked, O wicked one, you shall surely die, and you do not speak to warn the wicked to turn from his way, that wicked person shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand.

Acts 20:24 ESV / 25 helpful votes

But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.

Psalm 66:16 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Come and hear, all you who fear God, and I will tell what he has done for my soul.

2 Timothy 4:5 ESV / 23 helpful votes

As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

Matthew 9:37-38 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”

2 Corinthians 5:20 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

Luke 14:23 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And the master said to the servant, ‘Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled.

Matthew 24:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Matthew 28:18-20 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Luke 19:10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

Matthew 7:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

John 15:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.

Mark 16:15-16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Ephesians 4:11-12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,

Romans 10:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”

Isaiah 6:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.”

James 4:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

2 Timothy 4:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.

1 Corinthians 9:22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some.

1 Corinthians 1:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Romans 10:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?

John 17:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

2 Timothy 1:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God,

Colossians 4:2-6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak. Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.

1 Corinthians 15:1-4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures,

Romans 5:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Acts 5:42 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.

Acts 4:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

Luke 24:47 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Matthew 28:20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Isaiah 12:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted.

Proverbs 11:30 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and whoever captures souls is wise.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

2 Thessalonians 2:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For if I preach the gospel, that gives me no ground for boasting. For necessity is laid upon me. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!

Acts 13:47 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For so the Lord has commanded us, saying, “‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.’”

John 13:35 ESV / 8 helpful votes

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Mark 8:35 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it.

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Matthew 4:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

Psalm 105:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!

Titus 2:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.

Colossians 1:27 ESV / 7 helpful votes

To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Ephesians 4:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers,

Romans 10:10-17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.” For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? ...

Acts 2:38 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

John 4:35 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, then comes the harvest’? Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest.

John 3:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

Luke 13:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.

Matthew 5:15-16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

Daniel 12:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.

Ezekiel 38:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

So I will show my greatness and my holiness and make myself known in the eyes of many nations. Then they will know that I am the Lord.

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

1 John 2:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

1 Peter 3:1-2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, when they see your respectful and pure conduct.

James 5:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

Ephesians 4:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,

1 Corinthians 15:1-2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain.

1 Corinthians 2:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.

Romans 10:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Acts 20:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Testifying both to Jews and to Greeks of repentance toward God and of faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

John 15:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

John 3:1-8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.” Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. ...

John 1:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Luke 4:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,

Mark 10:29-30 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life.

Matthew 11:1-30 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in their cities. Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” And Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them. ...

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

Matthew 4:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

Proverbs 11:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Hebrews 9:27 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,

2 Timothy 1:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands,

Ephesians 3:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

2 Corinthians 6:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.

Romans 1:14-15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish. So I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome.

Acts 22:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For you will be a witness for him to everyone of what you have seen and heard.

John 20:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.”

John 6:44 ESV / 5 helpful votes

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day.

2 Timothy 1:6-14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands, for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God, who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began, and which now has been manifested through the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel, ...

2 Timothy 1:6-7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands, for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

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