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Main Point:We glorify God by being involved in kingdom work.
Kingdom work is accomplished:
1. By the people that are chosen.
Luke 9:1a Then He called His twelve disciples together and gave them…
1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
Ephesians 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
2. By the power that is given.
Luke 9:1 Then He called His twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases.
Matthew 28:18-19 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
3. By the preaching that is done.
Luke 9:2 He sent them to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.
2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.
Romans 10:14 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?