Category Archives: Commission on Church Theology and Church Relations

Reflections On The Life Of The Royal Priesthood: Vocation And Evangelism (continued)

Now we come to the point of asking what this doctrine [i.e. the doctrine of vocation] means for evangelism and missions. This issue has, in fact, already been perceptively addressed by the report of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s Church Growth … Continue reading

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God’s Mission Is Our Mission

When the Holy Spirit calls us to faith through the Gospel, he brings us into Christ’s body, the church. For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body . . . and all were made to drink of … Continue reading

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God’s Mission Is To And For Everyone

Even as the Father sent his Son to lay down his life for the salvation of the whole world, so God now sends his sons and daughters to bring the message of salvation to men, women, and children of every … Continue reading

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God’s Mission Centers In Jesus Christ

Even before the foundation of the world, God had his plan to reconcile the world to himself through Jesus Christ, . . . to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth (Ephesians 1:10). Long before … Continue reading

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God’s Mission Is Necessary Because of Sin

Without God’s mission life would be dark and hopeless, since . . . all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). When human beings, the crown of God’s glorious creation, listened to the voice of … Continue reading

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