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What is the Christian's understanding of mission?


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March 20, 2007 4:46PM

The mission is to live as Jesus did and spread the gospel to anyone that will listen and live HOLY. The mission of a Christian is two-fold. Toward God it is to "love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, mind, strngth" i.e. to put God and his interests first in our lives. Toward the world around us the mission is to share the good news that people can be reconnected to God through faith in Jesus Christ. As Jesus said, "Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to everyone . . ." Matthew 10:5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not: