Evangelism Quotes

I have assembled the following quotes through the years by listening to sermons, attending conferences, and reading books. Those marked “unknown” are simply due to the fact that I don’t know who originated them. 


“In the vast plain to the north I have sometimes seen, in the morning sun, the smoke of a thousand villages where no missionary has ever been.” Robert Moffat

“The great commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.” Hudson Taylor

“The only alternative to soul winning is disobedience.” Curtis Hutson

“The mark of a great church is not its seating capacity, but its sending capacity.” Unknown

“If I had 1,000 lives, I’d give them all for China.” Hudson Taylor

“Someone asked, ‘Will the heathen who have never heard the Gospel be saved?’ It is more a question with me whether we, who have the Gospel and fail to give it to those who have not, can be saved.” Charles Spurgeon

“Sympathy is not a substitute for action.” David Livingston

“The gospel is only good news if it gets there in time.” Unknown

“Missions is not about getting people to cross the seas, it’s about getting people to see the cross.” Unknown

“I care not where I go, or how I live, or what I endure so that I may win souls.” David Brainerd

“God never ask us to do something we are not capable of doing.” Jonathan Blankenship

“This generation of Christians are going to answer to God for this generation of sinners.” Unknown

“You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.” Amy Carmichael

“The best remedy for a sick church is to put it on a missionary diet.” David Livingston

“If you have men who will come only if they know there is a good road, I don’t want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all.” David Livingston

“If a commission by an earthly king is considered an honor, how can a commission from a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?” David Livingston

“We talk of the second coming when half the world has never heard of the first.” David Livingston

“If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.”  CT Studd

“He is no fool who gives up that which he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot

“No reserves. No retreats. No regrets.” William Borden

“We must see the invisible in order to accomplish the impossible.” Jonathan Blankenship

“We must be global Christians with a global vision because our God is a global God.” John Stott

“God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply.” Hudson Taylor

“No one has the right to hear the gospel twice, while there remain someone who has not heart id once.” Oswald J. Smith

“The church that does not evangelize will fossilize.” Oswald J. Smith

“The light that shines the farthest shines the brightest at home.” CT Studd

“Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God.” William Carey

“Jesus died for sinners cannot we live for them?” Charles Spurgeon

“Evangelism is just one beggar telling another beggar where to find bread.” Robert Munger

“The bringing of one soul to Christ is the highest achievement possible.” George Truett

“Who needs a call when you  have a command?” Bob Hughes

“Churches that have lost their heart for missions are living out their final chapter.” Unknown

“There are many motivations for why we should reach the lost. Obedience to Christ, because He said to. Love for God, because we want to. Heart for people, because we need to.” Jonathan Blankenship

“Don’t just take opportunities to share the gospel, make opportunities.” Jonathan Blankenship

“My one ambition in life is to win as many souls as I possible can. It is the most worthwhile thing in life.” RA Torrey

“You can go after the lost without following Christ, but you cannot truly follow Christ without going after the lost.” Jonathan Blankenship

“Soulwinning is not a method for church growth, it is a mandate for God’s people.” Unknown

“There is no greater honor than to be the instrument in God’s hands of leading one person out of the kingdom of Satan into the glorious light of heaven.” DL Moody

“We are not fruit inspectors as much as we are seed sowers.” Paul Chappell

“Every saved person this side of Heaven owes the gospel to every lost person this side of Hell.” Unknown

“Soulwinning is better caught than taught.” Unknown

“Some wish to live within the sound of a chapel bell; I wish to run a rescue mission within a yard of hell.” CT Studd

“The purpose of the church is to bring them in, build them up, and send them out.” Nick Reed


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