Summary: We must participate in God’s plan of telling the world about Jesus.
Go & Tell
September 4, 2016 Morning Service
Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK
Message Point: We must participate in God’s plan of telling the world about Jesus.
Focus Passage: Romans 10:8-15
Supplemental Passage: "Do you not say, 'There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest'? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest. (John 4:35 NASB)
Introduction: Talk about church’s partnership/outreach/mission project.
a. “Lord, bless the missionaries.”
B – Body - Pray for physical health and nutrition.
L – Labor - Pray for their work.
E – Emotions - Pray for emotional health and well-being of the missionary or people group.
S – Social - Pray for their social relations, their families and extended families.
S – Spiritual - Pray for their spiritual condition.
b. And He was saying to them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. (Luke 10:2 NASB)
a. So I thought it necessary to urge the brethren that they would go on ahead to you and arrange beforehand your previously promised bountiful gift, so that the same would be ready as a bountiful gift and not affected by covetousness. (2 Corinthians 9:5 NASB)
b. You yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the first preaching of the gospel, after I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone; for even in Thessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs. Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account. (Philippians 4:15-17 NASB)
a. And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." (Matthew 28:18-20 NASB)
b. but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth." (Acts 1:8 NASB)
Application/Invitation: Respond to what God is telling you to do: pray, give, go, or all three.