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The Church’s Mission

The Church’s Mission

What is the Mission of our church?  Jesus told us to go out and make disciples.  Today we are looking at three challenges and how we should respond to them.

  1. Make sure you are living under the Lordship of Christ.  Matthew 28:18 says that Jesus was given all authority.  Not by my authority, or even the church’s, but only Jesus.  We are commanded to go and make disciples of all nations.  We need to do it.
  2. We need to urge believers to identify with the church.  Some say they believe in Jesus but they don;t attend a church.  Matthew 28:20 tells us to baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.  Baptism is the way to integrate one into the church.  We learn forgiveness and to repent,  and take up our cross and follow Jesus.
  3. Be confident, God can us you.  Jesus will never leave us!  Whatever we go through He will always be with us.  Matthew 28:20 says, and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.

 

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