Overcome Evil

2011 The Nines Conference


In this 9-minute session, Dr. Leonard Sweet, E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew University and a Visiting Distinguished Professor at George Fox University, opens up about how he reacts when people come up against him and encourages Christians to overcome evil with good. 



Which of Leonard's points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? (Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you? Were you convicted of sin?)
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Respond to evil with grace, love, and truth. When you face adversity, remember the prayer Leonard shared. Pray for those who harm you. Be gracious to those who slander you instead of running to judgment. 



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