Contributed on Oct 18, 2006
This message was written as part of a mission emphasis series. It fits well into a purpose of the church series also. It depicts that the Church is to be on mission for and with Jesus because of who He is and because of what He does.
Matthew 28:16-20 THE GREAT COMMISSION Revelation 5:9-14 Circumstances have provided lengthy opportunities to deepen my thinking about death. If I knew my time to go on to Heaven was near through illness or indication of age, what statement would I leave with those I loved most? What ...read more
Contributed on Aug 15, 2010
After Pentecost 120 men & women changed their world. The power is still here, & the challenge & authority are still with us. For the same power & authority that sent Jesus, is desiring to send us to change our world.
JOHN 20: 19-23 ON MISSION WITH CHRIST [John 17:13-23] The Day of the Resurrection had been full of strange rumors and growing excitement. The news that Jesus was alive began to spread among His followers, hesitantly at first, and then with enthusiasm. Even the Apostles were not convinced ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2011
Isaiah heard the call of God, and in response, volunteered his life. We today also need to personally hear the powerful call of God so that we might voluntarily respond to it also.
ISAIAH 6:1-8 ISAIAH'S CALL TO SERVANTHOOD Here we have Isaiah's solemn call to serve the Lord. Because of his special ministry the prophet received a special revelation of God. He was given the difficult mission of telling people who believed they were God's people that they had ...read more
Contributed on Jun 15, 2015
With all the occupations of day to day living Christians and churches need these Mountains to direct our life so that we can live according to Christ's Great mission. If we don't we will live our life for either the most urgent or pressing need, or, for
THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH MATTHEW 22:36-39 & 28:17-20 Church growth is the most study subject of the last few decades. The thrust of most the Church Growth and Church health books and conferences I've read or been able to view could and usually are summed up as: A great commitment to the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 8, 2014
In these final instructions Jesus declares the church's mission of worldwide evangelism and discipleship. Jesus has completed His mission of dying as the Lamb of God for the sins of the World (Jn. 1:29). Now Jesus commissions His disciples with a mission.
LUKE 24: 44-53 COMMISSIONED AND EMPOWERED WITNESSES [Luke 18:31-33] Having assured the disciples of His physical resurrection (vv. 36-43), Jesus now gives them the great commission. In these final instructions Jesus declares the church's mission of worldwide evangelism and discipleship. ...read more