In the past several years, I have encountered a fair number of Spanish-speaking people on door-to-door visitation. Not knowing much Spanish at all, I have not been able to witness to them much at all beyond trying to give them a tract.
This afternoon, I decided to use Google Translate to come up with a minimal Spanish witness that I could use with Spanish people when I have opportunities to witness to them. This minimal witness is based on an approach to visitation that I first learned years ago when I began to go on door-to-door visitation at my church.
|Hi, my name is Rajesh.
|Hola, mi nombre es Rajesh.
|I am from Mount Calvary Baptist Church.
|Yo soy de Monte Calvario Iglesia Bautista.
|This is _______________ (name of visitation partner).
|Este es ____________________.
|We are going through the neighborhoods around our church and visiting with people.
|Estamos pasando por los barrios alrededor de la iglesia y visitar a la gente.
|We want to help people to know for sure that their sins are forgiven.
|Queremos ayudar a que la gente sepa a ciencia cierta que sus pecados son perdonados.
|Can I give you something to read that explains how you can know for sure that your sins are forgiven?
|¿Puedo darle algo para leer que explica cómo se puede estar seguro de que tus pecados han sido perdonados?
|Thanks for your time!
|Gracias por tu tiempo!
|Have a nice day.
|Tenga un buen día.
By learning how to pronounce these words properly and carrying this card in my Bible, I hope to evangelize Spanish-speaking people more effectively in the future when I give them a gospel tract.
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