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MISSION P1- Our Mandate To Join Jesus In Building His Church w/RON OHST

January 22, 2017

MISSION- Our Mandate to Join Jesus in Building His Church P-1

w/RON OHST

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The crucial role of Jesus’ church in fulfilling His vision for the world

Matthew 16:13-24

Mandate definition- Noun

  1. an official order or commission to do something
  2. The authority to carry out a policy or course of action

1). The revelation of Jesus’ identity

-Matthew 16:13-18

2). The revelation of Jesus’ plan to build His church

-Matthew 16:18

  • "church” translates the Greek ekklesia. an assembly of the people convened at the public place of council for the purpose of deliberating  -- Thayer’s Greek Lexicon
  • This is the first use of the word for church in the New Testament

“The presence of the Kingdom is good news because it means that God’s presence has returned and that Satan’s kingdom is under siege. Sins are forgiven, the sick are healed, the demonized are delivered, the exiles come home, and the age to come is upon us.”

- Don Williams, Start Here, Kingdom Essentials For Christians