08 May Mission Impossible
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28 v 19- 20
When Jesus uttered what has become known as the “Great Commission” he was truly giving them an impossible mission that would only be fulfilled by the power of the Holy Spirit working through humble servants. It is amazing to think what has happen through the lives of these eleven men and how the Gospel has gone to the ends of the world since that day. We are the inheritors of this commission and we too are called to be part of God’s mission impossible team.
The Oxford dictionary definition of the word mission is;
- An important assignment given to a person or group of people, typically involving travel abroad.
- An organization or institution involved in a long-term assignment
- An operation carried out by the military aircraft
- An expedition into space
- The vocation or calling of a religious organization, especially a Christian one, to go out into the world and spread its faith
- A strongly felt aim, ambition, or calling
Oxford dictionary definition of the word impossible
- Not able to occur
- Not able to exist
- Not able to be done
The Vine Christian Centre is on a mission and that mission would be impossible if it wasn’t for God’s help. Welcome to the “Mission Impossible team” and your mission if you choose to accept is –
- To do what can‘t be done
- To see what can’t occur
- To build what does not exist
“These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also” Acts 17v6
In the book of Acts the church was known as the people who turned the world upside down. We serve the same God and are endowed with the same promises that those who ran before us had. Let us pick up the baton of faith that has been passed on to our generation and turn our own world upside down.
I am looking forward to changing our nation with you as we see with our own eyes our God work far more abundantly than all that we ask or think according to the power working within us.
Every Blessing Alex