The Worth of a Nation   

Destinations—part 6 of 6

Seth Gatchell, November 21, 2004

Isaiah 54:2-3

 

 

Matthew 28:19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

 

 

 

Matthew 28:20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

 

 

Your Role:  Witness  .

Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

 

Your Role:  Witness  .

Isaiah 54:2 Enlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes.

 

 

Your Role:  Witness  .

Isaiah 54:3 For you will spread out to the right and to the left; your descendants will dispossess nations and settle in their desolate cities.

 

 

The Gospel:  Good  News!

  Purpose     .

1 Peter 1:18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers,

 

 

The Gospel:  Good  News!

  Character  of Christ.

Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

 

 

The Gospel:  Good  News!

  Life  of Christ.

John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

 

 

 

The Gospel:  Good  News!

Clear   Conscience    .

Romans 8:1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,

 

 

 

The Gospel:  Good  News!

 Confidence    .

Romans 8:31 What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us?

 

 

 

The Gospel:  Good  News!

 Everything I   Need    .

Romans 8:32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all--how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?

 

 

 

The Gospel:  Good  News!

The    Love      of God.

Romans 8:38-39 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, [39] neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

 

 

Pacific Vision:

Isaiah 54:2 Enlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes.

 

 

 

Pacific Vision:

Isaiah 54:3 For you will spread out to the right and to the left; your descendants will dispossess nations and settle in their desolate cities.

 

 

We Exist:

 For People Who Aren’t Here, Yet.

To Build Marriages.

To Build Kids.

To Build Community.

To Build Leaders

To Reach   Nations  .