Commitment to Mission – Part 1 – Discussion Guide
Essential Engagement – Session 4 – Commitment to Mission – Part 1 – Discussion Guide
- What are the biggest challenges we face as we seek to serve God?
1 Authority for Mission
1.1 The Authority of Jesus
- Read Matthew 28:18-20 and John 17:1-5. What sort of authority does Jesus pass on to us?
1.2 The Authority of Disciples
- Read Ephesians 6:10-20. How can we use the spiritual weapons that God gives us?
2 Accountability for Mission
- Read 1 Corinthians 3:10-15. In what sense will God hold us accountable for the way in which we pursue our mission?
- By taking our responsibility for mission seriously, are we trying to “earn” our way to heaven? Why or why not?
3 Reward for Mission
- Read Matthew 6:19-21. How do we “store up for ourselves treasure in heaven”?
- Read 1 Corinthians 9:25-27 and 2 Timothy 4:6-8. What sort of “crown” is Paul working for?
- Read the parable in Matthew 25:14-30. What is the main point that Jesus is communicating in this story?
- What do you need to change in order to increase your reward in heaven?