Why Use Tracts?

Hope’s note:  This is the tract that I use.

by Ray Comfort of Living Waters Publications

tracts~01There is an old story of how a diver saw a piece of paper clutched in the mouth of an oyster. The man grabbed it, found that it was a gospel tract and said, “I can’t hold out any longer. His mercy is so great that He has caused His Word to follow me even to the bottom of the ocean.” God used a tract to save the man. Why should a Christian use tracts? Simply because God uses them. He used a tract to save the great missionary Hudson Taylor, as well as many, many others. That fact alone should be enough incentive for a Christian to always use tracts to reach the lost, but there are even more reasons why we should use them. Here are a few: Tracts can make an opening for us to share our faith. We can watch people’s reaction as we give them a tract, and see if they are open to listen to spiritual things. They can do the witnessing for us. If we are too timid to speak to someone about the things of God, we can at least give them a tract, or leave it lying around so that someone will pick it up. They speak to the person when they are ready–i.e. they don’t read it until they want to. They can find their way into people’s homes when we can’t…

Read more at: http://www.christiananswers.net/evangelism/methods/tracts.html

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