CALLED TO BE SENT!
Live Your Calling: What On Earth Am I Here For? – Part 6
Called to Be Loved – Belong – Become – Bless – Be Sent!
Eph. 1:5 “His unchanging plan has always been to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. And this gave him great pleasure.”(NLT)
Rom.10:13-15 “Anyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them? And how will anyone go and tell them without being SENT? That is what the Scriptures mean when they say, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring Good News!” (NLT)
MY 5th PURPOSE & CALLING IN LIFE:
I’M SENT TO____________________INTO GOD’S FAMILY
2 Cor. 5:18 “Through Christ, God made peace between us and himself. Then God gave us the work of bringing others into PEACE with him.” (ICB)
Jn. 20:21 Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.”
JN. 15:16 “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit– fruit that will last.” (NIV)
JESUS GAVE US A MODEL TO FOLLOW: P.E.A.C.E.
JESUS’ STRATEGY 5 GLOBAL GIANTS
Plant churches/Preach reconciliation Spiritual emptiness
Equip servant leaders Self-centered leaders
Assist the poor Extreme poverty
Care for the sick Pandemic diseases
Educate the next generation Illiteracy & education
Acts 1:8 “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, AND in Judea AND in Samaria, AND to the ends of the earth”
Mt. 28:19-20 “Go and make disciples of all nations…”
Isa 14:24+26 “It will all happen as I have planned. It will come about according to my purposes… I have a plan for the whole earth, for my mighty power reaches throughout the world.” (NLT)
WHAT DOES GOD WANT ME TO DO?
Acts 20:24 The most important thing is that I complete my mission, the work that the Lord Jesus gave me—to tell people the Good News about God’s grace.” (NCV)
1. PRAY THAT PEOPLE WILL SAY __________________!
Mt. 9:37-38 (Jesus said, “There are so many people to harvest but only a few workers to help harvest them. PRAY to the Lord, who owns the harvest, that he will send out more workers to gather his harvest.” (NCV)
2. ________________ TO HELP OTHERS GO!
3 Jn 1:8 “We must support believers who go on trips like this so that we can work together with them in spreading the truth.” (GW)
Mt. 10:8 “Freely you have received, freely give.” (NIV)
3. STEP OUT ________________________!
Isa. 6:8 “Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” (NIV)
Ps. 67:2 “Send us around the world with the news of your saving power and your eternal plan for all mankind!” (LB)
4. GO WHERE I CAN _________________!
Lk. 8:39 “Jesus said ‘Go back home and tell people how much God has done for you.’ So the man went all over town telling how much Jesus had done for him.” (NCV)
2 Tim. 4:5 “Work at bringing others to Christ.” (NLT)