Go and
MAKE DISCIPLES of all nations



Discipleship Course: Biblical Foundation of Mission

Biblical Foundation of Mission

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M 8-18

Introduction In this opening class period we will get acquainted with one another, go over the class assignments and learn the inductive method.

W 8-20
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2
M 8-25

The Biblical Formation of Mission This class will focus on the importance of the Word of God as the primary way the Lord forms both the being and doing of mission.

 
W 8-27

The Nations Need of Christ Since cultural pluralism has been exported by the West, we will look at just why the only hope of salvation is in Jesus Christ.

3
M 9-1

Abraham and the Nations In this lesson we will try to see the life of Abraham in a new way--as a missionary that God sends to the nations that have rebelled.

W 9-3

God's Plan for Israel This lesson looks at election and God's plan to bless Israel so the nations would see His glory and acknowledge His rule over all the earth.

4
M 9-8

Gathering and Scattering The Lord's purpose for Israel to be a light to the nations was accomplished by both the gathering and the scattering.

W-9-10

Prophets and Nations This last lesson on the Old Testament mission of Israel will look at the experience of Jonah as he was sent to the city of Ninevah.

5
W-9-17
Commission—Matthew 28
The Great Commission of Matthew 28 has long been recognized as the Risen Lord's missionary mandate to go and make disciples of all nations.
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6
M-9-22
The Mission of Jesus—Matt. 3-4
The main focal point of the ministry of Jesus was the discipling of the Twelve. This lesson looks at both the importance and method of Christ's mentoring of His disciples.
W-9-24
The Mission of the Holy Spirit This lesson will focus on how the Spirit worked in the New Testament in order to greatly add to the mission and growth of the church.
7
F-10-03
The Mission of ReleaseIn contrast to Matthew who puts the commission at the end of his gospel, Luke places Jesus' commission at the beginning in order to link the Spirit with the mission of release.
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M-10-6
Bible StudiesIn this lesson we are going to go over the basic principles of Bible study and how to contextualize your ministry in order to be effective.
W-10-8

The Mission of the Sabbath and Prophecy The Sabbath is often taught in an "apologetic" manner which deals little with the real life experience of the person. This lesson will focus on the prophetic and discipleship aspect of the Sabbath.

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M-10-13
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