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Advancing the Gospel in Word

January 26, 2014 Speaker: Pastor Gary Smith Series: Commitments for a Healthy Church

Scripture: Matthew 28:16–28:20

Commitments for a healthy church
Advancing the Gospel in Word
Matthew 28:16-20

Matthew 28:16-17. 16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted.

Matthew 28:18. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

Matthew 28:19. 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

Luke 24:47. “repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in His name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.”

Acts 1:7-8.  7 He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority. 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Unreached People Groups
Total unreached people groups: 7,287 (43.3% = 2.91 billion)
Nominal: 2,944 (17.5%)
Unreached people groups in 10/40 window: 6,214 (2.82 billion)
Unreached people groups in India: 2,280 (out of 2,605)

 

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Matthew 28:19. 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

Matthew 28:20. teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Revelation 7:9-10. 9 After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, 10 and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”

 

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