Category: Missionary Devotion

Bound To Go

Unless I am sure I am doing more at home to send the gospel abroad than I can do abroad, I am bound to go. -A. B. Simpson In Matthew’s rendering of the Great Commission Jesus puts legs on the Great Commandment. Love of…

Earnestly Involved

A congregation that is not deeply and earnestly involved in the worldwide proclamation of the gospel does not understand the nature of salvation. -Ted Engstrom   Every congregation Is called to be a world changer. Every Christian is called through the beautiful words of…

Fishers Of Men

“Jesus said: Follow me and I will make you fishers of men. If you are not fishing, you are not following.” -Rev. Robert Lee Fry What does it mean to be to be a follower of Jesus? It means a complete realignment of our lives….

Salt And Light

We should not ask, “What is wrong with the world?” for that diagnosis has already been given. Rather, we should ask, “What happened to the salt and light?” -John R. Stott In Matthew chapter five Jesus calls his followers the salt and light of…

The Purpose Of The Church

Missions is not the ‘ministry of choice’ for a few hyperactive Christians in the church. Missions is the purpose of the church. -Anonymous   Some belevers may think that the calling to missions applies only to a few motivated Christians. The reality is that…

Realizations

Most Christians would like to send their recruits to Bible college for five years. I would like to send them to hell for five minutes. That would do more than anything else to prepare them for a lifetime of compassionate ministry. -William Booth There…

Hear!

“Not called!” did you say? “Not heard the call,” I think you should say. Put your ear down to the Bible, and hear Him bid you go and pull sinners out of the fire of sin. Put your ear down to the burdened, agonized…

Liberation

Missions is not a recruitment project for God’s labor force. It is a liberation project from the heavy burdens and hard yokes of other gods. -John Piper The terrible yoke of other gods is evident in this lost and dying world. Some gods have…

The Divine Desire

All of history is moving toward one great goal, the white-hot worship of God and His Son among all the peoples of the earth. -John Piper   The meta narrative of history is the Divine desire to establish a place where God and his…

Entrusted

If it be the duty of all men to believe the Gospel… then it be the duty of those who are entrusted with the Gospel to endeavor to make it known among all nations. -William Carey   Responsibility. You and I have a great…

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