When we think of a missionary we usually think of someone going to serve in another country to spread the message of Jesus or help with a charitable project.
But all of Jesus’ followers are given a commission. It’s a word which means “with a mission.” Yes, there is the “great commission” in Matthew 28 to go and make disciples. But there is also a lesser-known commission in John 20. It’s for all of us. And you don’t even have to go anywhere to do it.
In this sermon from April 16, 2023 on John 20:19-31, I explore this ‘other’ commission, Jesus’ gift of the Holy Spirit, and doubting Thomas.
What if God was sending you not to a place you’ve never been, but to a place you’re already in?
Below is the YouTube video version. Under that is the audio-only download. You can also access a link to the “growing deeper” background content as a part of The Pulse Podcast with Matthew Ruttan.
As mentioned, you can access the extra “growing deeper” background content as a part of The Pulse Podcast with Matthew Ruttan (by clicking here) or by finding it wherever you subscribe to podcasts — iTunes (Apple Podcasts), Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or TuneIn). It’s called “Betrayal in the Garden of Gethesemane.”
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