Sunday November 25, 2012 – In the third installment of the “Missional Living” series, Pastor Dwayne looks at missional living in Acts 1:8. He discusses that Christians need God’s Spirit to not become weary, to be content and strong in the spread of the Gospel.
God has a purpose and a plan for you, child of God. He’s got great things for you. Don’t be afraid. – Pastor Dwayne Terry
Missional Living 301 Missional Living, Part 03
Matthew 28:19-20 – Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
Acts 1:8 – But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
Jerusalem: Our Community
- Fulfilling this in our own power is draining.
- We need God’s Spirit to not become weary.Galatians 6:9 – Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
Luke 9:62 – Jesus replied, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.”
Judea: Our Nation
- Fulfilling this in our own power is uncomfortable.
- We need God’s Spirit to be content.Philippians 4:12 – I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.
- Fulfilling this in our own power is awkward.
- We need God’s Spirit to unite us.Ephesians 2:14 – For he himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility,
Ends of the Earth: Our World
- Fulfilling this in our own power is fearful.
- We need God’s Spirit to be strong.2 Timothy 1:7 – For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.