While your goal is to help them recognize their mistaken notions, ultimately you want them to come to faith. This is the Spirit's job.
Common Objection 1: “I’m a Good Person”
How good are you really? Many people will answer this question by unloading their laundry lists of volunteer activities, 501 (c) (3) donations, parenting skills, or anything else that presents them as a good person. In Christian terms, we might call this outwardly following God’s law.
When Jesus was asked about the law, he summarized it this way: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind…and you shall love your neighbor ...