The Son's Strategy

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The Son's Strategy

  1. 1. “ AS THE FATHER SENT ME, SO I SEND YOU” - John 20:21 WHAT IS OUR MISSION? <ul><li>Our mission is solely to teach the Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission is primarily evangelism </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission is to worship God </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission is to glorify God </li></ul>
  2. 2. I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do. - JOHN 17:4
  3. 3. WHOEVER CLAIMS TO LIVE IN HIM MUST WALK AS JESUS DID. - I JOHN 2:6
  4. 4. THE SON'S STRATEGY “ The Master disclosed God’s Strategy of world conquest. That is why it is important to observe the way Jesus maneuvered to achieve his objective. He lived according to the plan in the present. There was nothing haphazard about his life – no wasted energy nor an idle word. He was on business for God. He lived, He died and rose again according to schedule. Like a general plotting his course of battle, the Son of God calculated to win. He could not afford to take the chance. Weighing every alternative and variable factor in human experience, He conceived a strategy that would not fail.”
  5. 5. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF OUR MINISTRY? <ul><li>OUR MISSION </li></ul><ul><li>OUR MOTIVE </li></ul><ul><li>OUR METHOD </li></ul>THE PURPOSE
  6. 6. And Jesus came and said to them, &quot;All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 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 observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age.“ - Matthew 28: 18-20 FIRST COMMAND OUR MISSION Make Disciples SECOND COMMAND Behold GOING BAPTIZING TEACHING
  7. 7. THE ORIGINAL INTENT GREAT COMMISSION Everyday Matthew 28:18-20 MAKE DISCIPLES WHAT? One commanded HOW? Three Action Words going baptizing teaching to obey a disciple Make disciples of all nations “ AS THE FATHER SENT ME, SO I SEND YOU” - JOHN 20:21
  8. 8. Making disciples who make disciples OUR MISSION
  9. 9. OUR MOTIVE And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, &quot;Which commandment is the first of all?&quot; Jesus answered, &quot;The first is, 'Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.' The second is this, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself. ' There is no other commandment greater than these.“ - MARK 12: 28-31 JESUS MADE DISCIPLES WHO COULD MAKE DISCIPLES
  10. 10. Loving God Loving People OUR MOTIVE
  11. 11. OUR METHOD … That through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places. This was according to the eternal purpose which he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord… - EPHESIANS 3: 10-11 THROUGH THE CHURCH, THE MANIFOLD WISDOM OF GOD SHOULD BE MADE KNOWN…
  12. 12. OUR METHOD The Church walking as Jesus walked
  13. 13. OUR METHOD The CHURCH Loving OUR MOTIVE Making disciples OUR MISSION people walking as Jesus walked who MAKE disciples GOD
  14. 14. Can WE DO this?!! &quot;Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I go to the Father.” - John 14:12

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