Looking for soul winning and discipleship materials?
We may have an answer for you! For over thirty years, the Won by One Bible Study Course (WBO) has been effectively used by individuals in churches across America and on mission fields around the world as a tool in teaching the Word of God to win people to the Lord and then disciple them.
WBO is a series of twenty-four lessons which is divided into two sections: Basic Bible Doctrines and Instructions for the Believer. These lessons serve a two-fold purpose:
- Teaching the Word of God to the unsaved- bringing the lost to faith in Jesus Christ.
- Discipling believers- leading the saved to service for the Lord Jesus Christ.
The command of Christ is to go and teach all nations--make disciples of all nations. This is accomplished through (1) conversion with the outward testimony of baptism (Matthew 28:19), and (2) obedience with the outward evidence of observing His commands (Matthew 28:20). Discipleship, properly defined, is a combination of evangelism and follow-up of new converts: teaching individuals to follow Christ.
The Bible explains this in II Timothy 2:2: "And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also."
Advantages of Won By One
WBO provides a tool which individuals can use in winning and discipling others. Many people do not feel capable of conducting group Bible studies or classes, but they do feel they can instruct individuals.
WBO can be used as a follow-up program for those who profess Christ as Savior as the result of an invitation in the regular church services.
WBO conserves the results of evangelism through instructing those who have been won to the Lord. Too often those who have been saved are not taught the Word of God and are allowed to remain as spiritual babes. Consistent instruction in Biblical truths results in spiritual growth.