"Sanctify them through thy truth:
word is truth.
hast sent me into the world,
have I also sent them into the world.
their sakes I sanctify myself,
they also might be sanctified
Becoming Mission Christian's
the Latin word "send", we derive the
Depending on our experience, we may
get various pictures in our
minds from that word.
people may think of the space
shuttle mission; others may
envision a seek-and-destroy mission,
like the attack on our
nation September 11th. In any case,
"mission" brings to mind
someone going out to do a task of
was the greatest Missionary because
He was sent by His
Father to redeem the world. He
completed His task on the Cross and
announced it by saying,
honors His children by sending them
to proclaim the
benefits of His divine work. We are
invited to take part in His
need not all go to places far off.
But we can take part in
Christ's mission in many ways right
here where we are! With our
talents and means and opportunities,
we can respond to
Remember, Jesus didn't ask His
Father to take the believers out
of this world, but to use them in
the world. And because He
sends us into the world, we should
not try to escape from it, nor
avoid a relationship with
unbelievers. We are called to be salt
and light (Matthew 5:13-16), and we
are to do the work that God
set before us to do.
Lord calls us to Himself that we may
believe and be saved, and
He also expects us to go out that
others may be saved also. We
should therefore be eager and
willing to carry out the
mission that His Son Jesus left us
to pick up and proclaim.
the good Lord use you today to tell
someone of His
Plan your mission for 2006
Revealing the love of the Lord;
Help others seek His marvelous grace
we all will be of one accord.