32 Bible Verses about Missionaries, Call Of
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Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;
And he said to them. "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation.
Then Jesus said to them again. "Peace to you. As my Father has sent me forth, I also now am sending you."
"yet you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you are to be my witnesses both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the very ends of the earth."
if he did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood upon an ungodly world;
"For such is God's command to us, saying, "I have set thee for a light to the Gentiles, That thou shouldest be for salvation to the uttermost part of the earth."
A man came into being, sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, that he might bear testimony concerning the Light??o that all men might believe through him.
"for this is he of whom it is written. "Behold, I send my messenger before my face, And he will prepare thy road for thee.
"Yes, I tell you and more than a prophet. This is he who it is written. "Behold I send a messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way before thee.
even as it is written in the prophet Isaiah, Behold, I am sending my messenger before your face to prepare your way. The voice of one crying aloud. In the desert make ready a road for the Lord. Make his paths straight. In the desert came John who baptized, and preached a baptism of repentance for the remission of sins;
And I did not recognize him, but He who sent me to baptize in water said to me, 'The one on whom you see the Spirit descending and resting upon him, is he who baptizes in the Holy Spirit.'
Then he called the Twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to heal; and sent them out to preach the kingdom of God, and heal the sick. And he said to them. "Take nothing for your journey, neither staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money, and do not have two tunics.read more.
"Into whatever house you enter, there stay, and thence depart. "If any one will not receive you, shake off the dust from your feet as you leave this town, as a testimony against them." So they went forth, and walked from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing everywhere.
These men, the Twelve, Jesus sent forth, after giving them the following instructions. "Do not go among the Gentiles, or enter any Samaritan town, "but rather be on your way to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. "As you go, preach, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven is at hand.'read more.
"Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give. "Take no gold or silver or coppers in your purses; "not even a bag for the journey, or a change of clothes, or sandals, or even a stick; for the worker is worth his rations. "Into whatever city or town you enter, inquire for some worthy person there, and stay with him until you leave. "When you enter the house, salute it; "and if the house is worthy let your blessing sit upon it; but if it be unworthy, let your blessing return to you. "And whoever will not receive you or listen to your words, as you go out from that house or that city, shake off the very dust from your feet. "I tell you solemnly it will be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the Day of Judgment than for that town. "Behold, it is I who am sending you forth like sheep among wolves. Be then as serpents and as guileless as doves.
Then summoning the Twelve to him, he began to send them out two by two, giving them authority over unclean spirits. He bade them take nothing but a staff for their journey; no bread, no wallet, no coins in their purse; they were to wear sandals, but not to put on two tunics.read more.
"Wherever you enter a house," he told them, "remain there until you leave the place; and if any place does not receive you, or listen to you, as you go out of it shake off the dust under your feet, as a warning to them."
After this the appointed seventy others, and sent them two by two before his face, into every city and place into which he himself intended to go.
Then those who had been scattered by the trouble that arose over Stephen, traveled as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch; but they preached the word to none except Jews. Some of them, however, were Cyprians and Cyrenaeans, who, on reaching Antioch, began to tell the Greeks also the Good News concerning the Lord Jesus.
Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and began to preach Christ there.
Now a certain Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, a learned man and mighty in the Scriptures, came to Ephesus.
"'Who are you, Lord?' I said." And the Lord said: 'I am Jesus whom you are persecuting. "'But rise and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you in order to appoint you my minister and my witness both of what you have already seen and of those things in which I will appear to you. "'I will deliver you from the Jewish people, and from the Gentiles to whom I am sending you to open their eyesread more.
"'so that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, in order to receive remission of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'
"Come, follow me," said Jesus, "And I will make you fishers of men."
And an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, "Arise and go on your way south, along the road that runs down from Jerusalem to Gaza, the desert way."
"'Depart,' he said to me, 'for I will send you forth, far hence, to the Gentiles.'"
And as they were worshiping the Lord, and fasting, the Holy Spirit said to them, "Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them." So after fasting and praying, they laid their hands on them, and let them go.
Thence they sailed to Antioch, from whence they had been commended to the grace of God, for the work which they had now completed. On their arrival they assembled the church and reported all things that God had done through them, and how he had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.
while Paul chose Silas, and set forth commended by the brothers to the grace of God.
"Then he said: "'The God of our forefathers has appointed you to know his will; and to see the righteous One, and to hear a voice from his mouth. "'For before the face of all men you will be a witness for him of what you have seen and heard.
On the contrary, when they saw that I had been entrusted with the gospel for the uncircumcised, just as Peter has with the gospel for the circumcised (for he who has equipped Peter for the apostleship to the circumcised, equipped me also for the apostleship to the Gentiles), and when they recognized the grace which had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, then thought to be pillars, gave to Barnabas and to me the right hand of fellowship. They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the Jews.
So those who were scattered abroad were going everywhere preaching the word.
After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. Here he found a certain Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife, Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all Jews to leave Rome.
So they summoned them, and ordered them not to speak at all, nor to teach in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John said in reply. "Do you decide whether in the sight of God it is right to obey you rather than God; but for our part, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard."
Proclaiming the gospel gives me no ground of boasting; for necessity is laid upon me; woe is me if I preach not the gospel.
For the love of Christ overmasters me; because I thus judge that if One has died for all, then all have died;
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