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  1. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 Pastor Jim Preston Lighthouse Baptist Church

  2. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • Four babies born every second. • Two people die every second.

  3. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • Population in 1955 - 3 Billion people • Population noon yesterday - 6,711,104,665

  4. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • 1950 = 100,000 full time missionaries worldwide • 2008 = 29,000 full time missionaries worldwide • 10,000 of them are independent Baptist According to CLA

  5. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • 2/3 of world’s population lives in 10 / 40 window.

  6. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • 95 % of those living in 10 / 40 window have never heard a clear gospel presentation. • 1/3 of world’s population have never heard the name of Jesus spoken.

  7. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • The majority of those living in the 10 / 40 window are followers of: • Islam (Fastest growing. By 2010 will out number Christians in Europe) • Buddhism • Hinduism • At current growth by 2020 these three could out number Christians in America

  8. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • The majority of the countries of the 10 / 40 window are closed to traditional US missionaries • Several open to third world missionaries • Some open to U.S. tent making missionaries

  9. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • 30 of the countries that are open to U.S. missionaries have little or no missionary witness.

  10. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • American families making $20,000 a year are in the upper ½ of 1 % of world’s population. • ½ of population of the world will never own and can only dream of owning a bicycle. • ½ of world’s population will never ride in a car

  11. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • On an average less than 1 % of all giving in churches will go into missions.

  12. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • WHAT DOES ALL THIS MEAN?

  13. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 WHAT DOES ALL THIS MEAN? • We must stop doing things as we are currently doing them. • We must accept the challenge or command of the Great Commission and take it personal. • We must realize that Missions giving is not an option it is an obedient investment in souls.

  14. Great CommissionBOTTOM LINE Some MUST Go The Rest MUST Send Rom 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach, except they be sent?

  15. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 Three facts about Christ’s Last Will and Testament, commonly known as the Great Commission. 1. We have been given complete Authority. He has given us the tools to get the job done.

  16. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • We have been given complete Authority. He has given us the tools to get the job done. v. 18 • We have been given a Specific Assignment. v. 19

  17. Great CommissionMatt 28:18-20; Mark 16:15 • We have been given complete Authority. He has given us the tools to get the job done. v. 18 • We have been given a specific Assignment. v. 19 • We have been given eternal Assurance. v. 20