Why Do We Do This?


Sunday - 9:30 AM Sunday School, 10:45 AM Worship Service | Wednesday 6:30 PM Men's Bible Study, Ladies' Bible Studies, Youth Group

Oct. 23, 2022

Acts 1:8

Why Do We Do This?

1. It's the Spirit’s power and motivation

A. The Spirit is not here for selfish reasons

John 15:26-27

B. The Flip side: we couldn't do it ourselves any way

Zechariah 4:6

2. The Will of God: Witness to All

A. Jerusalem

B. Judea

C. Samaria- Now you are stretching it

John 4:16-30

Luke 10:25-37

Luke 9:51-56

D. The World

Psalms 67:2-4

3. Jesus Commanded It

A. Great Commission

Matthew 28:18-20

B. Who is your Authority?

Philippians 2:9-11

C. “I Have heard it before.” But have you?


1. Why should you be involved in missions? How should you be involved in missions?

2. How should the church be involved in missions?

Follow up in the Word through the Week…

Monday: Read: John 15:26-27

What is the purpose of the Holy Spirit as explained by Jesus? Do you experience the Spirit this way?

Tuesday: Read: Zechariah 4:1-7

Zerubbabel was returning to lead a people who were coming back to the land after 70 years of exile. How does this passage of promise help him and you to see what the Spirit brings to us?

Wednesday: Read John 4:1-42

What truth about the woman at the well does Jesus tell her about herself and also about her people? What does the woman do in response to Jesus and what ministry does Jesus have with the Samaritans?

Thursday: Read Luke 9:51-56

What was the response of this village to Jesus? How did his disciple respond? Who gets the rebuke in the end?

Friday: Read Psalms 67:2-4

What is the desire expressed in this Psalm? Who is to receive salvation?

Saturday: Read Philippians 2:9-11

Who holds ultimate authority in this statement? Who holds ultimate authority in your life right now?