Presentation on theme: "Sep 3-5 SE Navigators Laborers Conference 1. 2 Vision What does God want? How is He going to make it happen? How does this involve you and I?"— Presentation transcript:
Sep 3-5 SE Navigators Laborers Conference 1
2 Vision What does God want? How is He going to make it happen? How does this involve you and I?
3 Vision 1 Tim 2:3-4 This is good and pleases God our savior who wants all men to be saved and come to a knowledge of the truth.
4 God wants to use people He wants to use YOU Each of us must join in on Christ’s Mission Start by submitting to Christ VISION
5 1 Tim 2:3-4 LORDSHIP OF CHIRST SENT by God MATURING: Ambassador Recruiter Trainer/ DM REPRODUCE
6 Jesus makes clear HE is Lord John 13:13 “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord’ and rightly so, for that is what I am.” I must DESIRE and ACCOMPLISH what is important to my Lord
9 1 Tim 2:3-4 LORDSHIP OF CHIRST SENT by God MATURING: Ambassador Recruiter Trainer/ DM REPRODUCE
10 SENT by God to accomplish a task
13 John 20:21 “….As the Father has sent me- I am sending you.” Jesus… God has sent me- I am sending YOU.
14 We are sent for a mission Matt 28:18-20 “ … all authority is given to ME… MAKE DISCIPLES of all nations…. Teaching them to obey everything I’ve commanded…”
15 Jesus- I AM IN CHARGE o MAKE disciples o Reach the nations o Teach them to OBEY ME o Every believer has this mission
16 Mission - gives us purpose for why we MUST mature in our walk with God so that I become a laborer
17 1 Tim 2:3-4 LORDSHIP OF CHIRST SENT by God MATURING: Ambassador Recruiter Trainer/ DM REPRODUCE
18 To be effective in the mission- I MUST grow, mature, develop as a LABORER The Basics create the atmosphere where I can grow
19 The Basics of the Christian Life o Time in the Word o Fellowship and M2M discipleship o Witnessing and Recruiting o Prayer
20 Roles that I must develop: o Ambassador o Recruiter o Trainer/Disciplemaker
21 Is 42:1… “put my Spirit on Him… bring justice to the nations.” Jesus having God’s authority Bring Justice to the nations
22 2 Cor 5:17-21 …old has gone… new has come… reconciliation… Christ’s ambassadors…
23 Old – my old life, what I was before New- me as an ambassador Ambassador- representative Ministry- an attendant or waiter
24 Reconciliation- reestablishing cordial communications God wants to restore His relationship with people
25 As a representative of God… BE A Good representative- Col 3:23-24 … as working for the Lord, not for men..
26 2 Tim 2:15 Study and be eager …do your utmost to present yourself to God approved … rightly handling and skillfully teaching…
29 Jesus recruited men to follow Him John 1:43-39 …find Philip, He said to him “Follow Me”… Philip found Nathanael… come and see…
30 Jesus recruited men to follow Him We must recruit men to come along with us AS we follow Christ
31 Cecil talked with me about having a mission… Impacting the World for Christ One person at a time…
32 Matt 4: 19 … follow ME… I will make you fishers of men. Following Jesus= becoming a fisher of men Each follower would become a trainer/ disciplemaker
33 Matt 28:18-20…make disciples of all nations… teaching them to obey everything I’ve commanded you. …
34 Jesus fully intended- followers would become disciplemakers Disciple= disciplemaker
35 1 Tim 2:3-4 LORDSHIP OF CHIRST SENT by God MATURING: Ambassador Recruiter Trainer/ DM REPRODUCE
36 We MUST grow and develop so that we can reproduce spiritually Reproduction and Multiplication of disciples- strategy that Jesus used..
37 Matt 28:18-20…make disciples of all nations… teaching them to obey everything I’ve commanded you. …
38 Inherent to a disciple- ability, desire, follow through to make more disciples Disciplemaking is in our DNA as a believer
39 God wants to see 1 Tim 2:3-4 All men to be saved All men to come to a knowledge of the Truth
40 1 Sam 17:41-47 … I come against you in the name of the Lord almighty… the world will KNOW that there is a GOD in Israel….
41 David’s defeat of Goliath was to display HIMSELF to all people God wants all people to know Him and Know about Him
43 God wants everyone to know Him God’s plan … Send Jesus o As the Picture perfect example o To show us who we take orders from
44 Send Jesus o Install God’s strategy and gameplan to reach the world o Charge us as His agents
45 1 Tim 2:3-4 LORDSHIP OF CHIRST SENT by God MATURING: Ambassador Recruiter Trainer/ DM REPRODUCE
46 Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, General during World War II AKA “ the soldier ’ s general, ” wrote- “ every single soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole. ”
47 As a soldier must understand his own individual actions will influence the larger battle- we must take the same attitude for the our spiritual battle…
48 Our actions to : o To do Biblestudy/ QT o Meet M2M or fellowship o Pray o Share Gospel at work…. Each contribute to meeting God’s objectives toward 1 Tim 2:3-4
49 We have a mission We are sent by God GOD fully intends on us accomplishing it