multiply; fill the earth ..." Genesis 9:1 "Then God blessed Noah and his sons saying to them, " Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. "
Genesis 11: 1-4 "Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. As men moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there .. Then they said, 'Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves and not be scattered over the face of the whole earth .'"
Genesis 11:7-8 "'Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.' So the Lord scattered them from there over all the earth , and they stopped building the city."
Genesis 12:1-3 "The Lord had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country And your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great… Table- truths from God’s mandate…
Genesis 12:1-3 "The Lord had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country And your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great… SO THAT You will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, AND IN YOU ALL THE FAMILIES OF THE EARTH SHALL BE BLESSED.’ How does so that change it God’s mandate…
“ Genesis 12:1-4 are perhaps the most unifying verses in the Bible; the whole of God’s purpose is encapsulated here.” - John Stott
Galatians 3.7-9 Know then that it is those of faith who are the sons of Abraham. And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, "In you shall all the nations be blessed." So then, those who are of faith are blessed along with Abraham… God’s mandate…
Psalm 67 May God be gracious to us and bless us and Make His face shine upon us… doxology That your ways may be known on earth , your salvation among all nations.
Genesis 12:4 " So Abram left , as the Lord had told him.“ Walk thru vs 4 Obedience requires 33 lbs 100 yr old on bed Hold u back > new def
Jim Elliot as senior in college… He makes His ministers a flame of fire. Am I ignitable? God deliver me from the dread asbestos of other things. Saturate me with oil of the Spirit that I may be a flame. But flame is transient, often short-lived. Canst thou bear this, my soul- short life? In me dwells the Spirit of the Great Short-Lived, whose zeal for God’s house consumed Him. Make me thy Fuel, Flame of God. Asbestos in my life
Genesis 12:4 " So Abram left , as the Lord had told him." Genesis 26:4 "I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and will give them all these lands, and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed ." God’s mandate…
Genesis 28:14 "Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south. All peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring " God’s mandate…
the exodus and pharaoh Exodus 9.16 “ I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth .” Exodus 12:37-38 “ The Israelites journeyed …about six hundred thousand men on foot, besides women and children. Many other people went up with them .”
Exodus 19.4-6 You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself. Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all the earth is mine; and you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. These are the words that you shall speak to the people of Israel." God’s mandate…
10 commandments Deuteronomy 4:5-6 "Observe them carefully, for this will show your wisdom and understanding to the nations , who will hear about all these decrees and say, ' Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people .'"
Cross Red Sea Joshua 2:9-10 "I (Rahab) know that the Lord has given this land to you and that a great fear of you has fallen on us.. we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of the Red Sea for you when you came out of Egypt..."
1 Kings 4.34 " Men of all nations came to listen to Solomon's wisdom, sent by all the kings of the world, who had heard of his wisdom." Queen of Sheba 1 Kings 10.9 May the Lord your God be praised because He favored you by placing you on the throne of Israel!
“ Also concerning the foreigner who is not from Your people Israel, when he comes from a far country for Your great name's sake … and prays toward this house, then hear and do according to all for which the foreigner calls to You, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name, and fear You ” the temple 2 Chronicles 6.32-33
esther’s deliverance Esther 8.17 In every province and in every city, wherever the edict of the king went, there was joy and gladness among the Jews. And many people of other nationalities became Jews because fear of the Jews had seized them.
Psalms contains over one hundred references to the scope of God’s intentions being global. Psalm 2:8 Psalm 9:11 Psalm 18:49 Psalm 22:27-28 Psalm 45:17 Psalm 46:10 Psalm 47:1-2,7-9 Psalm 57:5,9,11 Psalm 66:1-8 Psalm 67:1-7 Psalm 72:8-11 Psalm 77:13-14 Psalm 86:9 Psalm 96:1-3,7-10 Psalm 98:1-9 Psalm 99:1-3 Psalm 105:1 Psalm 108:1-5 Psalm 113:3-4 Psalm 126:2 Ps 1 delight Ps 2.8
Be still and know that I am God… I will be exalted among the nations , I will be exalted in the earth . Psalm 46:10
Isaiah 49.6 It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the preserved of Israel; I will make you as a light for the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.
Daniel 3:29 "Therefore, I (Nebuchadnezzar) decree that the people of any nation or language who say anything against the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego be cut into pieces... for no other God can save in this way."
Daniel 6:26 " I (King Darius) issue a decree that in every part of my kingdom people must fear and reverence the God of Daniel..."
Habakkuk 2.14 For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the Glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.
Luke 2.10 Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy that will be for all people…
John 1.29 Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of world !
Luke 4:42-43 "...they tried to keep him from leaving them but He said, 'I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also , because that is why I was sent.'" Equality of opp
Mark 11.17 Is it not written, “My house shall be called a house of Prayer for all the nations”?
Samaritan at the well (John 4) All who were sick in Gennesaret. (Matt 14:34-36) Centurion’s Servant Healed (Matt 8:5-11) Healing of the Canaanite’s daughter (Matt 15:21-28) Demon possessed man in Gerasene (Mark 5) Two Demon possessed men in Gadarenes (Matt 8:28) Feeding the four thousand Gentiles. (Matt 15) Healing of the blind and lame in the Court of the Gentiles (Matt 21:12-14) Jesus and Internationals…
<ul><li>Noah’s Ark and the animals of every kind. Genesis 8 </li></ul><ul><li>The fish of every kind in the nets. Matt 13:47 </li></ul><ul><li>The wedding guests from the streets. Matt 22:9 </li></ul><ul><li>The leaven worked into the whole dough. Matt 13:33 </li></ul><ul><li>The sheep and the goats from every nation. Matt 25:32 </li></ul><ul><li>The other sheep of another pen. John 10 </li></ul><ul><li>New branches grafted into the olive tree. Romans 11 </li></ul>Gentile Redemption Metaphors of Scripture
Matthew 8.11-12 I tell you, many will come from east and west and recline at table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven, while the sons of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
John 4.41-42 And many more believed because of his word. They said to the woman, "It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this is indeed the Savior of the world."
Matthew 28.19-20 imperative- non sense Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the very end of the age. Mark 16:15 "Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation ." Luke 24.46 … repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all the nations… John 20.21 As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you. Acts 1.8 … you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.
Matthew 24:14 "And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations , and then the end will come." Do you/we yearn for Christ’s return?
Matthew 6.9-10 Our Father, who art in heaven Hallowed be thy name Thy KINGDOM come, thy will be done….. HOW?
Matthew 28. 19-20 Nations = ethne = people groups Matthew 24.14 And this Gospel of the Kingdom will be proclaiming throughout the whole world, as a testimony to all nations , and then the end will come.
Romans 10.14-15,17 But how are they to call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
Romans 15.20 I make it my ambition to preach the Gospel, Not where Christ has already been named, lest I build On someone else’s foundation, But as it is written, “ Those who have never been told Of Him will see, And those who have never heard Will understand.”
global redemption 1 John 2:2 He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.
Revelation 5.9 And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation…
Revelation 7.9 After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, "Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!"
America has 1 missionary for every 2,700 People Bangladesh has 1 Missionary for every 250,000 people Pakistan has 1 Missionary for every 213,000 people Iran has 1 Missionary for every 3 million people
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What now? tragedy Wisdom is proved right by her actions… Jesus
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2 Peter 3.12 Look forward to Day of God and speed its coming! Revelation 22.20 "Surely I am coming soon." Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!