Category: Missionary Devotion

Divine Reality

Mission is at the heart of the divine reality. It is the will of God and the Kingdom of God which are to be made known. Wherever we are, our purpose is not to propagate the Church as an end in itself, but to… Continue Reading “Divine Reality”

Shared Heart

We are never closer to God than when we share His heart for the unevangelized. -Patrick Johnstone Fellowship with Christ means having the same passion that he has. The natural state of a Christian is to follow the example of Jesus. As we follow… Continue Reading “Shared Heart”

Fully Involved

In no other way can the believer become as fully involved with God’s work, especially the work of world evangelism, as in intercessory prayer. -Dick Eastman The most important place we can go on the mission field is to the throne room of grace.… Continue Reading “Fully Involved”

Grown Out Of Love

Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. -Roland Allen The Apostle John was known as the “disciple whom Jesus loved” His Gospel account has been called the Gospel of love. In his first… Continue Reading “Grown Out Of Love”

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… Continue Reading “Bound To Go”

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… Continue Reading “Earnestly Involved”

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.… Continue Reading “Fishers Of Men”

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… Continue Reading “Salt And Light”

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… Continue Reading “The Purpose Of The Church”

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… Continue Reading “Realizations”

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