A VISION NOW A MISSION
Matt 24:13-14 "And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. "
VISION VISION (some derivative of Heb. haza, to "perceive"; Grk. harao; or of ra'a, to "see"; optomai). A supernatural presentation of certain scenery or circumstances to the mind of a person while awake (Num 12:68). (from The New Unger's Bible Dictionary. )
The purpose of visions was to give guidance and direction to God's servants and to foretell the future. (from Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary)
The Vision of Christ in Mt.24 Gospel Explosion in the end time. From the 12 in Jerusalem to the entire planet. Gospel Contextualized in the end time. To all tribes and nations. Gospel will be widespread in the end time.
Who will Accomplish Christ's Vision? The Church! No one Else! We are His Body. 1 Cor 12:27 We are empowered. Acts 1:8 We are mandated. Mt. 28:18-20
BLOOD OF JESUS
the vision of Jesusâ€Ś from a handful of disciples in an insignificant town of Jerusalem, Christians will influenced the entire planet. The Gospel will be preached to all nations. Before His 2nd advent, which is the end of days, all nations shall be touched with the Gospel.
the TBL-CPI Vision A Church in Every Community, Planted by Ordinary Members, Equipped with Practical Skills and Encourage to Work Together.
A CHURCH •A FELLOWSHIP OR GATHERING OF BELIEVERS OF CHRIST THAT FUNCTION AS CHRIST'S PHYSICAL PRESENCE HERE ON EARTH. •IT'S COMPONENTS ARE: •UP-REACH= REACHING UP TO GOD •IN-RECH= REACHING IN TO ONE ANOTHER •OUT-REACH= REACHING OUT TO THE WORLD •THE GATHERING OF THE CALLED OUT ONES. ECCLESIA
A Church in Every Community
•Phil = 40,000 + churches. •Asia = 5,000 Peoples/Tribes Unreached. •World = 1.5 Billion Unreached.
Planted by Ordinary Members.
Lay people Seminartrained not seminaries. Not paid but by faith or tentmaking.
Equipped with Practical Skills
•Field tested. •Cost effective •Non-technical •Mass oriented
Encourage to Work Together.
•WORK IN Unity •Indiscriminately •Mutual Respect •Integrity •Synergy
THE VISION BECAME A MISSION Matt 28:17-20 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." (NIV) 18
TH DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VISION AND MISSION VISION
YOUR VISION IS YOUR MISSION TRUE VISION COMES FROM GOD. TRUE VISION IS INSTRUCTIONAL. TRUE VISION IS CONDITIONAL. TRUE VISION PROMOTES UNITY. TRUE VISION GLORIFIES GOD. TRUE VISION FURTHERS THE KINGDOM OF GOD. TRUE VISION TOUCHES THE HEART.
WHAT IS OUR MISSION? To Plant A Church in Every Community, by Ordinary Members, with extra-ordinary gifts and talents, Equipped with Practical yet effective Skills and to work with other ministers in the area.
to PLANT A CHURCH NOT JUST TO START. PLANTING IS NOT COMPLETE TILL HARVEST. TO PLANT CONVEYS STABILITY, FIRM NESS AND STRENGHT. TO PLANT IS TO MAKE A DEAD SEED TO LIVE. THIIS IS OUR MISSION!
THEREFORE WE MUSTâ€Ś Not lose sight of our vision for direction. Not lose hope in our mission for continued motivation. Go and fulfill the Vision thru our Mission.