Introduction to Missiology Ch.6 – Missions in the Pauline Epistles By George Martin
The Epistles: Paul’s Call Explained <ul><li>Paul was driven by three strong convictions </li></ul><ul><li>God had selected...
Romans: Paul’s Personal Theological Understanding <ul><li>From His reflection on the OT, Paul argued persuasively that </l...
The Impact on Paul <ul><li>His Vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To bring glory to God by leading the Gentiles to Christ </li><...
Keys to Personal Effectiveness <ul><li>Reliance on God’s provision rather than our own strength and abilities </li></ul><u...
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Ch.06 mission perspectives in paul's epistles

  1. 1. Introduction to Missiology Ch.6 – Missions in the Pauline Epistles By George Martin
  2. 2. The Epistles: Paul’s Call Explained <ul><li>Paul was driven by three strong convictions </li></ul><ul><li>God had selected him for special service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I Thess.2:4; Gal.2:7-9; Eph.6:19-20 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>God would sustain him as he served </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I Thess.2:1,2; 2 Cor.12:9; Col.4:3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>God was sending him to the Gentiles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I Thess.1:8; </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Romans: Paul’s Personal Theological Understanding <ul><li>From His reflection on the OT, Paul argued persuasively that </li></ul><ul><li>Men need justification before a Holy God because we have all rebelled </li></ul><ul><li>The Jews are included in this situation, even though they were entrusted with the Law </li></ul><ul><li>God provided for our justification through Christ’s death on the cross, and saved us through the life of our resurrected Lord. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Impact on Paul <ul><li>His Vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To bring glory to God by leading the Gentiles to Christ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>His Motivation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The conviction that without Christ people are condemned and face God’s judgment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>His Encouragement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The assurance that God was going to use him to bring people to know Christ </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Keys to Personal Effectiveness <ul><li>Reliance on God’s provision rather than our own strength and abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement in persevering faith-based prayer to accomplish the impossible </li></ul><ul><li>Endurance in the face of great difficulty because we know that what God calls us to He accomplishes – His will be done. </li></ul>

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