by David R. Kelly •
The next two weeks we will look at the MISSION OF GOD—The Big Picture- and dissect Colossians 3:1-11. Let’s start by asking, “Who God is and what He is doing and what you will become? The Mission of God, have you set your heart on it, have you set your mind on it?
—What is God’s overarching mission? Is it just to save souls? Is it just to bless us? Look at verse one in Colossians, What is going on, God has put or seated Jesus king of Kings, Our God is reigning, currently, God’s plan is and has been revealed to us and He is currently unfolding it to us, The Gospel is a vital part of God’s mission. God IS, He is the GREAT I AM, He has been, He is, and HE always will be, I AM is I AM, God doesn’t have a past in the sense of the way we think of it. He is God. God is bringing heaven to earth, His will in Heaven will be done, is being done on earth, will be done on earth, His name will be hallowed in all the earth. He is doing that through the idea of being fruitful and multiplying, God created man, to be an image bearer, to go and fill the earth, subdue it, have dominion over the earth, so that all of creation might worship Him. [Read more…]