There is an interesting phenomena when speaking with the younger generation about the Gospel. While they may hear everything you say about Heaven and Hell and the consequence of sin, they seemingly are willing to put off following Christ until some planned “deathbed conversion”.
I have come to find that you can get these folks thinking by a simple comparison of two people – and 18 year old and a 70 year old – and asking “which one has lived more of their life”? When put into a percentage, if the 18 year old were to die today, then he has lived all of his life. Whereas even a 70 year old who recovers from cancer has only lived 70% of his life.
As you hand out the Your Days Are Numbered tract, keep this simple example in mind. People when asked will also recognize that they don’t know when they are going to die. Remind them that their days are numbered and that today is the day of salvation!