Serve People for Christ

Sermon scripture: Luke 9:57-62, Matthew 25:34-46

Disciple People in Christ

Sermon scripture: Matthew 28:18-20

Our Power Sources: Jesus and the Holy Spirit
Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name
Philippians 2:9

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you;
and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth
Acts 1:8

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
John 14:6

Our Commissioning
make disciples of all nations:
He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
Mark 16:15

baptize all nations:

to teach all:
Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one
another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit,
singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.
Colossians 3:16

They are to teach my people the difference between the holy and the common and
show them how to distinguish between the unclean and the clean.
Ezekiel 44:23

The Promise:
because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” So we say
with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere
mortals do to me?”
Hebrews 13:5-6

The Goal of making Disciples:
The student is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like their teacher.
Luke 6:40

Leading People to Christ

Sermon scripture: Matthew 9:35-38

His Mission

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.
Luke 19:10

Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.”
John 20:21

His compassion

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Matthew 11:28-29

My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray and caused them to roam on the mountains. They wandered over mountain and hill and forgot their own resting place.
Jeremiah 50:6

His vision

Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.
1 Peter 3:9

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
2 Corinthians 5:17

How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”
Romans 10:14-15