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COMMISSION

1 a) an authorization to perform certain duties or tasks, or to take on certain powers b) a document

giving such authorization

2 authority to act in behalf of another

3 that which a person is authorized to do for another

4 the state of being authorized to perform certain duties or tasks

5 an entrusting, as of power and authority, to a person or body

6 the act of committing or doing; perpetration, as of a crime

7 a) a group of people officially appointed to perform specified duties b) an administrative agency of the government with quasi-judicial and quasi-legislative powers c) a type of municipal governing body (see commission plan)

8 a fee or a percentage of the proceeds paid to a salesperson, broker, etc., either in addition to, or in lieu of, wages or salary

9 Mil. a) an official certificate conferring rank; specif., a document issued by the government, making one a commissioned officer in the U.S. armed forces

b) the rank or authority conferred

vt.

1 to give a commission to

2 to give power or authority to; authorize

3 to give an order for (a thing to be made or done)

4 to put (a vessel) into service

SYN. authorize in commission

1 entrusted to commissioners

2 in use

3 in fit condition for use out of commission

1 not in use

2 not in fit condition for use

1. A Man Must be found faithful To Carry This Gospel

A.We've been entrusted with the secret things of God.

B. I Cor 4:1-2 -- The idea that God will cause all things to work together for the good of those who love him. life or death; providence or any other things

C. Matthew 10:1 -- He gave them power against unclean spirits and to cast them out and to heal all manner of sicknesses and all manner of diseases.

D. Many times we have presached Jesus pours it into our spirits and we pour it out.

E. Another way of saying it, Jesus freely gives us all things according to Romans 8:32 He that spared not his own son but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things

F. Here is the power -- Matthew 10:8 -- Heal the sick, cleanse the leper, raise the dead, cast out devils, freely you have received- freely give.

2. First of all, we can all agree that we were not saved just to sit and twiddle our thumbs.

A. We have been resurrected from the dead

B. Not to be dead, but to be alive in his resurrection

C. Ephesians 2:8 -- For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves it is the gift of God not of works lest any man should boast

D. God has prepared man to carry out his commission

3. Moses knew the Lord face to face

A. Deuteronomy 34:9 - 12 --

B. Mark 16: 15-18 -- We have been commissioned

C. Numbers 13:30 --- Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once and take possession, for we are well able to overcome It.

D. Out of twelve spies that were commissioned to do a mission two came back Joshua and Caleb with a good report. We can possess the land.

E. We’ve got a job to do for the Lord let’s get to work. We can do all things through Christ who gives us strength.


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