God 's Global Purpose

1101 WordsApr 21, 20175 Pages
Introduction God’s global purpose is an all-encompassing and deeply caring desire to introduce His kingdom to the entire world. It is a command that Jesus directly instructed his disciples, including modern day followers, to carry out to all the people of all nations (Matt. 28:16-20 [NASB]). God has placed a burden on me to show and teach others about Him. This burden must “burn so brightly” that others felt the intensity of reaching the lost. Over the course of this class, several things continued to appear and illuminate God’s direction within the context of a modern worldview, including key practices that help the modern Christian focus on delivering God’s message to the entire world today. Following Christ in the Face of Current…show more content…
Second, knowledge and fear of the Lord, places the believer in the correct submission and understanding of their place in the war. Solomon said that in all his wisdom, he had found that nothing else mattered except a respectful fear of God and keeping His commands (Ecc. 12:13-14). Third knowledge of the Word is critical for stability and defense in the modern world. The author of Hebrews states that the Word is more deadly than any sword (Heb. 4:12). Furthermore, the Apostle John encouraged the believer to “test the spirits” (1 John 4:1). This understanding of Scripture would challenge any false prophet. Finally, always remember that no matter how bad thing may seem, God is in control and He will never learn nor forsake His children (Heb. 13:5). God knows there is a battle and the war is hard. Be He was already won and we are His servants finishing the last tasks until He returns. Steps Toward Becoming a World Christian From a personal perspective, the “Life on Purpose” article exposes several steps that will allow me to move closer toward becoming a “world Christian.” The initial understanding that must be recognized is that the believer’s walk is a journey that means it is an intentional and deliberate trek. It is purposeful and decisive. Claude Hickman, Steven C. Hawthorne and Todd
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