Great Commisions Christian 7
Great Commission Christians
To help the church realize the mission of the church to be able to share the gospel
Review the previous scriptures
Jesus’ last words
You will be my witnesses
Three thousand added
New years sermon
They were going about their life.
Going to pray, something important
Are we willing to be distracted?
They looked at the man.
They saw a man. What did they see?
A child who did not have a childhood
A youth who did not develop a trade
A man who needed to be dependant on others
What else did they see?
1) he was born lame, and all are born sinners;
2) he could not walk, and no sinner can walk so as to please God;
3)The man was also poor, and we as sinners are bankrupt before God, unable to pay the tremendous debt that we owe Him
4) he was outside the temple, and sinners are outside God’s temple, the church;
5) he was begging, for sinners are beggars, searching for satisfaction
Peter and John did not see this guy as a bum
They saw this guy as a person who is hurting and poor
They saw this guy as a person in need
It would have been real easy to walk right by the guy
I am sure many of people did that
It would have been real easy to drop a quarter in the guy’s cup
But they were more concerned then that
Where is your level of concern?
How much do you care?
Not all of us are bold enough to share with complete strangers, but if we are convinced that Christ is the only way to salvation, all of us can be bold enough to share with someone in need.
We Don’t Always Realize What We Really Need
They shared Jesus
They did not recite tracks or memorized scriptures
They touched him
Sometimes all a person needs is a touch
New Year’s resolution
Allow ourselves to be distracted from a daily life
Really see people