Tag: Downing

Disciple! Where

Friends, this post was first published in August of 2020. “All nations” is the field of concern the Great Commission gives to Christians. Remember, the One who gave us this Commission had no budget, building, hymnal, or theology textbook. Simply, by His authority He… Continue Reading “Disciple! Where”

Disciple! Who

Friends, this post was first published in August of 2020. Matthew’s account of the Great Commission leaves little room for interpretation. The words are not unclear. In them, we find exactly what Jesus expects from His followers. He gave a specific pedagogy that is… Continue Reading “Disciple! Who”

Disciple! Assurance

Friends, this post was first published in July of 2020. Jesus wraps His Missionary enterprise, His disciple-making Commission in the power of His authority. Time and geography have not abated the authority with which Christ sends us into the world. We are to undertake… Continue Reading “Disciple! Assurance”

The Wonderful Change

All weights are gone, my heart is light, My scarlet robes are changed to white; O praise the Lord! I need no more My load of sin and guilt deplore. Chorus: O I am saved in Jesus’ blood, My soul is happy now in… Continue Reading “The Wonderful Change”

His Yoke Is Easy

Friends, this post was first published in June of 2019. I’ve found my Lord and He is mine,He won me by His love;I’ll serve Him all my years of time,And dwell with Him above. Refrain:His yoke is easy, His burden is light,I’ve found it… Continue Reading “His Yoke Is Easy”

The Missionary Gift

Friends, this post was first published on October of 2018. Not every believer has the missionary gift, but every Christian is called to some kind of involvement in missions. We are called to advance the gospel in some way and to participate in the… Continue Reading “The Missionary Gift”

Cultural Insight: Rumicucho

Friends, this post was first published in February of 2019. With much love, The Downings

Cultural Insight: Assumptions

Now that you have in your mind what the photo above means listen to the podcast below to see if you are right. Friends, this cultural insight was first published in March of 2019. With much love, The Downings If you liked this podcast… Continue Reading “Cultural Insight: Assumptions”

Resurrection

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he gave us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, that is, into an inheritance imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. It is reserved in heaven for… Continue Reading “Resurrection”

O Sorrow Deep

O sorrow deep! Who would not weepwith heartfelt pain and sighing!God the Father’s only Son in the tomb is lying. The Paschal Lamb, like Isaac’s ram,in blood was offered for us,pouring out his life that he might to life restore us. Blest shall they be eternallywho ponder in… Continue Reading “O Sorrow Deep”

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