Eph 1:7 In Him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace
We can learn from The Puritans about reaching the lost. They declared the entire economy of redemption which means in Latin “to buy back” (liberating persons by the payment of a ransom). However, in the Greek, the root word means “to loose” and so to free, often in terms of freeing from chains, slavery, or prison. We are to reach the lost out in the world and set them free from the chains of slavery by Christ. Do we do so by the command of God, in the name of Jesus, by the power of the Holy Spirit, as fishers of men, to cast the evangelistic net and call sinners to turn from sin to God and trust in Jesus Christ? As The Puritans called sinners to a life of faith and commitment and warned that the gospel both eternally saves, but also eternally condemns, those who persist in unbelief and impenitence.
Carpe Diem (Seize the day):
Does the Spirit work within you as partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ, to walk in your freedom and tell slaves of sin how they might also have the same freedom in Christ that you know and possess?