Statement of Confession: I believe in the Trinity--Father, Son and Holy Spirit; The Three are One in the Father. I believe that Jesus is the Savior to those that accept Him in genuine repentance of their sins through faith as their Lord and Savior. I believe that baptism--immersion, burial--is an outward show to the world of their acceptance of salvation by Jesus for His dying, resurrection and His sitting at the right hand of the Father in heaven. This ministry is FREE.
Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy Heavenly Father, thank You for blessing me, my family, friends and enemies to come through the week day. Now I petition You to bless us all through the weekend in Jesus' name. Bless those that worship You on this Sabbath Day, and those that keep the Christian Lord's Day the Julian calendars Sunday, and the Jewish first day of the week. No matter which day we all worship and keep, bless us all. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.
May 24: On a Mission 1 Chronicles 14:1–15:29; 2 Timothy 1:1–2; Psalm 83
“We’re on a mission from God.” Whenever the Blues Brothers delivered this line, they were met with a less-than-enthusiastic reception. While they had a different “mission” in mind, their famous line summarizes Paul’s ministry, and their reception is strangely related to a pressing problem in our Christian communities today: we’re hesitant to receive those who tell us they’re on God’s mission.
When we hear this “line,” we immediately begin to ask questions inside our heads: Are they offering a critique? Making a threat? Telling us they’re pursuing a ministry role in accordance with the gifts God has given them, or that they want to be directed toward such a role?
Nearly all the godly people in the Bible were appointed directly by God or His messengers to a mission, and they were given very particular (and often unique) gifts to fulfill those missions. So when someone says they’re on a mission from God, we should respo…