Theology of Missions Paper

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Introduction------------------------------------------------------------------1
Encountering Missions in the Old and New Testament-----------1
Mission Theology----------------------------------------------------------4
Effecting the People-------------------------------------------------------4
Conclusion------------------------------------------------------------------5
Bibliography----------------------------------------------------------------6

Introduction
In today’s time the other main focus besides Jesus Christ is dealing with the concept of mission to where everybody
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The first one is the creation and the fall. The second is God’s calling and setting apart a people for himself. The third is God’s work in rescuing his people and the fourth one is God’s work sending his people into exile. When close examining the four categories you see in the first one that God creates a people for his purpose and that is to praise and worship him and to be a representative ruler in the earth as he is ruler of the universe... In the book of Genesis we that that God say in verse 26, “to let us make man in our image and likeness male and female”. For some time many people have misunderstood this phrase and equated to a fact that that God has an image and we are made in the very image of him. Which is very true but they look at it from a natural man’s perspective. We know that we have a spirit that has a body that possesses a soul. If that is a case we must realize that if God is in us and he is a Spirit, then the image that was talked about in verse 26 was the spirit that dwells in us. God desired to share that with us through his creation. Look at what he did when he formed Adam. He created everything for him and he wanted him to do was subdue the earth as God did in heaven.
Then the ultimate thing happen when Adam disobeyed God. There was a spiritual separation that took place when he consumed the forbidden fruit. Genesis 3:7-13 (KJV) 7 And the eyes

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