Mark 16:15-18 "And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.
And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.”
Have you ever wondered what you are called to do as a Christian? A good place to start is right here. The Great Commision.
I don't know about you, but I want to fulfill this mission. It's simple, straight to the point. It's not so complicated as we sometimes want to make it.
Our job is to go and preach the gospel to anyone/everyone. Whoever believes and gets baptized will be saved, whoever doesn't believe is condemned.
The straight forward gospel.
Of course there are deeper waters to swim in, regarding the bible and theology and those things are very important...and to continue learning and growing in God is vital for all believers. But regarding the "what to do, and how to do it" side of the gospel, Jesus made it simple and easy to reproduce.
Our job is to share the gospel with whoever will listen, and God will bring the increase. Hallelujah!
Reguarding salvation, if we are faithful to keep the main thing, the main thing I believe that souls will be saved, lives will be changed, the sick will be healed, the oppressed will be set free, the blind will see, the lame will walk, the dead will live, and God will be glorified AMEN.
Lord thank You for the simple gospel. Help us to keep it simple! Give us courage and boldness to GO and preach to all people. Help us to fulfill this commission and establish Your Kingdom in our city and our nation in Jesus' name, AMEN