Zephaniah 3:17 reminds us that God is musical and He rejoices and sings over you. - -
The LORD your God in the midst of you is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over you with joy; he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
This was presented as a lesson at our meeting to Pray Over Our City. We are preparing to go out with Bibles and a hand out to present the True Gospel in our Jerusalem. - - -
Some years back, our Pastor
was preaching on Missions and how God wants us to be Missionaries.The air was tense and one lady raised her
hand and said that she would like to volunteer to go to the mission field. The
Pastor was very kind as he spoke to this woman as she sat with her five
He said: “Lady, you already
have a mission field and they are all sitting with you now.”
What is a Missionary?Usually we think of a missionary as one going
off to Africa, or some foreign land, and that
is a good answer.
However a Missionary
can be you right here in your city.Because of areas in most cities that have different nationalities, and
they usually have some grasp of the English Language, we can be a missionary to
foreign cultures here in our USA.
Would you like to go to an
Asian Country and share about Jesus?Well you can do that right in your city if you have a settlement of
Mong, Chinese or Asian.
Would you like to be a
missionary on an Indian Reservation?Well you can do that right here in your city, as most now have Indian
housing and Indian Casinos near by.
Would you like to travel to Africa and be a Missionary to the Africans?Well you can be a Missionary right here in your
city because in various areas in your city there are areas where African
“Would you like to be
happy?”And of course everyone wants to
God says that all who follow
Him and His commandments and statutes will be blessed, and those who do not
obey God’s Word will not benefit but will have trouble. It pays to follow Jesus and God's Word.
(Acts 1:8).But you shall receive power, after the Holy Spirit has come upon you: and you shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Jerusalem means: our HomeTown, all Judea means: near by communities, and further out including other parts of this world.(If you can’t go - - pray and help send someone.)
"What is a Christian missionary?"
Christian missionary is commissioned by the Lord to make disciples, followers
of Christ. Jesus commands all Christians to share the Gospel, the message of
His death and resurrection that conquered the penalty and power of sin.
What does a Christian missionary do? A Christian
missionary proclaims Jesus as Savior and Lord. Whom do they tell? Jesus made it
clear that Christians are to reach out to “all the nations” (Matthew 28:19),
especially those ethnic groups without a Gospel witness. Unreached people
groups are still waiting for the way, truth, and life found in Christ