The Three Constants of the Great Commission present in the first five books of the NT

The Three Constants of the Great Commission present in the first five books of the NT November 30, 2011

Bob Roberts (one of our speakers at the next 300 leaders) has a great post today entitled The Three Constants of the Great Commission:

“First – the coming of the Holy Spirit which is the power to fulfill the Great Commission.  It is present in all passages from baptizing in the name of the “Father, Son & Holy Spirit” to being “clothed with power from on high” to “signs and wonders” that go as the Gospel is spread.  The lesson for us is clear – no Holy Spirit – no Great Commission fulfilled.  Jesus makes all that clear in his guidance in John 14-16.

The second thing is “Go” – but it’s really translated “as you are going”, in other words the Great Commission should be a daily experience not simply a geographical experience . . .  Spreading the good news of Jesus, loving others, building bridges, serving humanity in the name of Jesus must be a daily and lifestyle occurrence.

Third, “nations” is in all passages – one is ends of the earth. God cares for all peoples.  Christianity must always be cross cultural and multi-cultural – the only culture we share is Kingdom culture that lays over all cultures.  When that happens the Gospel will be the same, but expressed differently – and that gets exciting. READ MORE.

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