Matthew 28:16-20; Mark 16:15-16; Romans 12:14,19-21; 1 Corinthians 9:15-27; 2 Corinthians 5:18-20; Colossians 4:2-6; 2 Timothy 2:10
That is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.
Jonah did not want to warn the Ninevites about God’s judgment of them, but as God worked in Jonah’s heart, he did obey God. God will give us a heart for the lost and a desire to share His good news with them.
Thankfully, God does not just leave us in the broken world, but is repairing the brokenness through His Son. From the very beginning of time, God promised He would fix creation, and He kept His promise by sending Jesus to rescue us from our sin. Jesus came to live on the earth and willingly died on the cross so that sin’s power over creation would be broken forever.
Every child should know that:
Every child should:
Every child should feel:
Every child should want: