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The God of Missions: His Character

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Our topic for this series is “The God of Missions.” The overarching question is “What does a study of God teach us about missions?” We will approach the answer to that question inductively by looking at passages related to a specific question and seeking to draw a conclusion from those passages.

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A Simple Reminder

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“This day will bring me nearer home.”

Sometimes the simplest statements are also the most profound.  Sometimes the most obvious concepts are also the most overlooked.

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Francis Chan: Balance Beam

Enjoy this (always relevant) video by Francis Chan. Are you gripped to the balance beam?

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What does it mean to be “led by the Spirit”?

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We’ve spent time thinking about being filled with the Spirit and being taught by the Spirit. One aspect of the Spirit’s sanctifying ministry to believers remains: being “led by the Spirit.” In order to understand that ministry, it’s important to distinguish between leading and guidance.

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Before You Witness, Witness

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“‘Witness' is a noun before it’s a verb.”

It took a minute to sink in, but once it did I knew exactly what Mr. Tom Henry was saying.  Mr. Henry works with an international outreach ministry and shared a perspective on missions in chapel that I’ve never heard before. 

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Oceans



Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders
Let me walk upon the waters
Wherever You would call me
Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander
And my faith will be made stronger
In the presence of my Savior
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What does it mean to be “filled with the Spirit”?

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What happens when a person is “filled with the Spirit”? Is it an experience we are to seek? Is it possible to be “un-filled”? Are there pre-requisites to being filled? Should we pray to be filled? What, precisely, does the NT have to say about being filled with the Spirit?

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A Promise Kept

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J. Robertson McQuilkin served as the third president of CIU from 1968 to 1990, when he resigned to care for his wife Muriel, who needed full-time attention due to Alzheimer’s.

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