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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DIVINITY

Theology of Mission

Submitted to Dr. Alan Outhouse,
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the completion of

RTCH 500
Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation

By

Cheleka M. Garrett
September 10, 2015

Contents

Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………….. 1
Theology of Mission ………………………………………………………………………. Old Testament Missions …………………………………………………………... New Testament Missions ………………………………………………………….
God’s Nature in Missions ………………………………………………………………….
Relating Mission Theology to Individuals…………………………………………………. Church Leaders ……………………………………………………………………. Lay Members ……………………………………………………………………….
Conclusion ………………………………………………………………………………….
Bibliography ……………………………………………………………………………….

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Introduction
Many Christians wonder why God would leave them on such a horrible place full of danger, strive and envy. Christians believe that God uses them on earth by his holy power to gather and encourage those that are lost. This is done by the message that Christ gave to the kingdom. 1 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Christians no matter the race or gender must know that God reigns and that God is the only one who can give favor, peace, love and joy through faith in his son Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1-2 states, “Therefore, being justified by faith, we have power with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: by whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
The implication that God is supreme means all mankind must submit themselves to the Great Commission of God and make Christ Lord over their lives. The spreading of the…...

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