Missions Week: Let’s Go!
Mark 1:35-39 NIV 35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. 36 Simon and his companions went to look for him, 37 and when they found him, they exclaimed: “Everyone is looking for you!” 38 Jesus replied, “Let us go somewhere else—to the nearby villages—so I can preach there also. That is why I have come.” 39 So he traveled throughout Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and driving out demons.
Do I get up while it is still dark?
Am I willing to be interrupted?
Is the Lord calling me to GO somewhere?
What am I doing for the ‘other villages’?
Sacrifice – an act of giving up something you value for the sake of something else you consider more important or worthy
Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every person Mark 16:15
Philippians 4:15-16 NKJV 15 Now you Philippians know also that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church shared with me concerning giving and receiving but you only. 16 For even in Thessalonica you sent aid once and again for my necessities.
II Corinthians 8:1-3 NKJV 1 Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: 2 that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality. 3 For I bear witness that according to their ability, yes, and beyond their ability, they were freely willing,