Your Missionary "position" .. oris it .. The Missionary "question"?

Your Missionary "position" .. is The Missionary "question"?

Romans 10:1-5

Why are some people today .. willing to uproot their lives .. learn a new language .. become part of a totally different culture --- in order to share the good news of Jesus Christ? .. and why is it that for the same reason  .. that some of those who stay at home ... abandon their comfort zones to help others in need, tell the gospel story to a neighbor or friend or another family member — namely, It's God’s call.

Whether we bear the title of "missionary" .. or not, we are unable to live in the Lord’s will unless we’re involved in mission work. This universal call is based upon four truths:

1. Man’s spiritual condition. People are helplessly and hopelessly lost without Jesus Christ. Although most people we know today .. try to manufacture righteousness through good works or a false religion .. they inevitably fail.

2. God’s provision. Knowing man could not save himself, the Father gave His Son in order to pay sin’s penalty. Whoever calls upon the name of the Lord Jesus will be saved. This redemption is available to every man, woman, and child.

3. Jesus’ commission. All who belong to Jesus are charged with the responsibility of going and making disciples of all nations through the Holy Spirit’s power (Acts 1:8; Matt. 28:19). The Spirit comes, not to ensure our own happiness, but to make us impactful witnesses.

4. Jesus’ proclamation. The Lord was clear about this: “This gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come” (Matt. 24:14).

Mission work isn't optional for believers. In Romans 10:14, Paul asks, “How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard?” They won’t unless you tell them.

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