36 Bible Verses about Missionaries, Task Of
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But how are they to call upon him if they have not believed in him? And how are they to believe him if they have never heard him? And how are they to hear unless someone preaches to them? And how are men to preach unless they are sent to do it? As the Scripture says, "How welcome is the coming of those who bring good news!"
Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is abundant enough, but the reapers are few. So pray to the owner of the harvest to send reapers to gather it."
"The spirit of the Lord is upon me, For he has consecrated me to preach the good news to the poor, He has sent me to announce to the prisoners their release and to the blind the recovery of their sight, To set the down-trodden at liberty, To proclaim the year of the Lord's favor!"
But he said to them, "I must preach the good news of the Kingdom of God to the other towns also, for that is what I was sent to do."
Then he went all over Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing any disease or sickness among the people.
Jesus went round among all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing any disease or illness.
and they did not for a single day stop teaching and preaching in the Temple and in private houses the good news of Jesus, the Christ.
But when they believed Philip's message of the good news of the Kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, men and women alike accepted baptism.
and they became aware of it, they made their escape to the Lycaonian towns of Lystra and Derbe and the country around, and there they went on preaching the good news.
in making me a minister of Christ Jesus among the heathen, to act as a priest of God's good news, to see that the heathen are an acceptable sacrifice, consecrated by the holy Spirit.
but first to the people of Damascus and Jerusalem and then all over Judea, and even to the heathen I preached that they must repent and turn to God and live as men who have repented should.
John the baptizer appeared in the desert, and preached repentance and baptism in order to obtain the forgiveness of sins.
And he went all through the Jordan Valley preaching repentance and baptism in order to obtain the forgiveness of sins,
It is for Christ, therefore, that I am an envoy, seeing that God makes his appeal through me. On Christ's behalf I beg you to be reconciled to God.
He also directed us to announce to the people and bear solemn testimony that he is the one whom God has appointed to be the judge of the living and the dead.
Therefore go and make disciples of all the heathen, baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the holy Spirit, and teach them to observe all the commands that I have given you. I will always be with you, to the very close of the age."
So they welcomed his message and were baptized, and about three thousand people joined them that day. And they devoted themselves to the teaching and the society of the apostles, the breaking of bread, and prayer.
But when they believed Philip's message of the good news of the Kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, men and women alike accepted baptism. Even Simon himself believed and after his baptism devoted himself to Philip, and he was amazed at seeing such signs and great wonders taking place.
This is why I have sent Timothy to you. He is a dear child of mine, in the service of the Lord, and one on whom you can depend, and he will help you to keep in mind my methods in the service of Christ Jesus, which I follow everywhere in every church.
I do not indulge in extravagant boasts over work done by others, but I do hope that as your faith increases, my influence may be immensely enlarged through you, and I may preach the gospel in the lands beyond you without having to boast over work already done in another's field.
For I will venture to speak only of what Christ has accomplished through me in winning the heathen to obedience, by word and action, by the force of signs and marvels, and by the power of the holy Spirit, with the result that I have completed the preaching of the good news of Christ all the way from Jerusalem around to Illyricum. In all this it has been my ambition to preach the good news only where Christ's name was unknown, so as not to build on foundations other men had laid.
And this good news of the kingdom will be preached all over the world, to testify to all the heathen, and then the end will come.
and that repentance leading to the forgiveness of sins should be preached to all the heathen in his name.
There Paul had a vision one night; a Macedonian was standing appealing to him and saying, "Come over to Macedonia and help us." As soon as he had this vision, we made efforts to get on to Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to tell them the good news.
On the following night the Lord stood beside him and said, "Courage! For just as you have testified for me in Jerusalem, you must testify in Rome also."
When the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted God's message, they sent Peter and John there. When they came, they prayed that the Samaritans might receive the holy Spirit, for it had not yet come upon any of them; they had simply been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.read more.
Then they laid their hands on them, and they received the holy Spirit.
They proclaimed the good news in that town and made a number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch, reassuring the disciples and encouraging them to stand by the faith and reminding them that we have to undergo many hardships to get into the Kingdom of God. They appointed elders for them in each church, and with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
Some time after, Paul said to Barnabas, "Come, let us go back and revisit the brothers in each of the towns where we made the Lord's message known, to see how they are doing." Now Barnabas wanted to take John who was called Mark with them. But Paul did not approve of taking with them a man who had deserted them in Pamphylia instead of going on with them to their work.read more.
They differed so sharply about it that they separated, and Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus. But Paul selected Silas and set out, the brothers commending him to the Lord's favor. He traveled through Syria and Cilicia and strengthened the churches.
As they traveled on from one town to another, they passed on to the brothers for their observance the decisions that had been reached by the apostles and elders at Jerusalem. So the churches became stronger and stronger in the faith, and their numbers increased from day to day.
Our dear brother Tychicus, my faithful helper and fellow-servant in the Lord's work, will tell you all about me. I am sending him to you for the express purpose of letting you know my circumstances, and of cheering your hearts.
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- Preaching, Importance Of
- Signs Of Repentance
- Evangelism, nature of
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