Jesus, undeterred, went right ahead and gave his charge: “God authorized and commanded me to commission you: Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. I’ll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:18-20, MSG)
What is our mission? Enjoy + Share. We enjoy/savor the salvation that Christ has achieved for us and share the goodness of the gospel with others.
How does the gospel message bring you joy? Do you feel like you have heard it all before, or is the joy of Jesus still surprising you? How does the Word of God pull you closer into His joy? How does our God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit call you deeper into the joy of His love today?
When God unfreezes us, melts us with His love, we want to sing for joy, even if we are off-key. Singing to the world of the wonders of Christ is our mission. The King commands us to share the joy He brings.
God, how do you want us to share in new, unconventional, Spirit-led ways here on the Summit? Who are you leading us to today? How can we make more disciples of Jesus here? What is one practical step that we can take as a church to enact the Great Commission?
This Sunday, we will delve into Jesus’ Great Commission and learn from Him together. Wasn’t it refreshing to hear from Daoud last week in church and see someone fulfilling Jesus’ commission? Lord bless Daoud and all of us as we embody Jesus’ commands through the power of the Holy Spirit.
In the Great Commissioner, King Jesus,