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5/25/05 1 Crying in the Wilderness Ministry Mission & Vision Motto “People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care.”
5/25/05 2 To unite To set aside their differences To be His witnesses To be light and salt to a dying world To proclaim His entire love with a compassionate roar Mission To awaken The Body of Christ
5/25/05 3 Ephesians 2:10 Jeremiah 1:4-19 Jeremiah 7:1-34 Ezekiel 33 Revelation 3:14-31 Based on the Following Scriptures
5/25/05 4 Imagine... The Body of Christ showing their love for one another in such a way that the “world” would say, “See how they love one another.” (John 13:34; 15:12) Imagine... The Body of Christ being light and salt, boldly proclaiming the entire Word of God with a compassionate roar. (Amos 3: 7, 8; Matthew 5:13-16) Crying in the Wilderness Ministry Vision
5/25/05 5 Imagine... The Body of Christ boldly proclaiming the true love of an unchangeable and Holy God – His love, grace, justice, wrath, mercy, and judgment. (Ps 102: 26-28, James 1:17, Leviticus 11: 44-45, John 3:16; 14:6, Romans 1: 18-32; 6:23; 2:4, Hebrews 10:26-31) Imagine... The Body of Christ boldly proclaiming all parts of God’s message – sin, judgment, love, repentance and salvation through the Blood of Christ. (Ezekiel 33, Jeremiah 1) Crying in the Wilderness Ministry Vision 2
5/25/05 6 Imagine... The Body of Christ setting aside their differences and working in unity. (John 17:23) Imagine... The Body of Christ using the gifts given them by the Holy Spirit to do THAT which God has called them to do. (1 Corinthians 12-14; Ephesians 2:10) Crying in the Wilderness Ministry Vision 3
5/25/05 7 Imagine... The Body of Christ set free from the bondage of the law and walking in grace. (Romans 6) Imagine... The Body of Christ being willing to set aside their own agendas and the agendas imposed upon them by others and doing THAT for which they were created. (Ephesians 2:10) Crying in the Wilderness Ministry Vision 4
5/25/05 8 Imagine... The Body of Christ fulfilling the great commission without the hindrance of the traditions of men. (Colossians 2:8; Mark 7:8; Matthew 15:6) Imagine... Crying in the Wilderness Ministry Vision 5
5/25/05 9 As a follower of Christ we are required to: Love the whole Body of Christ Be in unity with the whole Body of Christ Be His representative to the whole world Show His Love to the whole world What Are We Called To Do?
5/25/ WE HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE AUTHORITY And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. "Go therefore….. The Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20 )
5/25/ To make disciples of all the nations To baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit To teaching them to observe all that Jesus commanded commanded What Authority Do We Have? AUTHORITY FROM JESUS
5/25/ WE ARE NOT ALONE IN THIS ENDEAVOR “… and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Jesus is With Us Do you really believe this? If so – what are you waiting for!!!???
5/25/ We Need Unconditional Love "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life. (John 3:16 ) LOVE – LOVE - LOVE
5/25/ What if the Bible is true? If not me who? If not now when? Will We Be Held Responsible?