by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 1 and 2 of a 4 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 1: Another Look at the Great Commission
Series: Serving Christ's Church
Stuart Briscoe
Matthew 28:16-20

In the same way that navigators constantly check their compass to make sure they are still on course, the church needs constant reminders of her mission to ensure she is following that set by her Lord. Another look at the Great Commission is in order.

I. All Authority Has Been Given to Christ. v. 18
A. The scope of this authority.
1. In heaven.
a. All heaven's resources are His.

b. All heaven is controlled by Him.

2. On earth.
a. Authority to forgive sins.

b. Authority over death and hell.

c. Authority over satanic forces.

d. Authority over nature.

B. The significance of this authority.
1. The assurance it brings to the church.

2. The challenge it presents to the Christian.

II. All Nations Must Be Discipled. v. 19


Part 2: A Missions-Minded Church
Series: Serving Christ's Church
Stuart Briscoe
Acts 13:1-3

I. A Church with a Sense of History.

A. Born in persecution. Acts 11:19
B. Based on Christ. Acts 11:20ff
C. Built on evangelism.

II. A Church with a Sense of Compassion.

A. Open to hear the truth. Acts 11:28 30
B. Eager to get involved.
C. Ready to be responsible.

III. A Church with a Sense of Need.

A. A need for teaching. Acts 13:1
B. A need for revelation.

IV. A Church with a Sense of Ministry.

A. Identification of gifts. Acts 13:1
B. Development of gifts.

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