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Going into the World with Hope (John 1:35-39, 43-46; John 4:28-30)

John 1:35-39 (ESV) 35 The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples, 36 and he looked at Jesus as he walked by and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God!” 37 The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed Jesus. 38 Jesus turned and saw them following and said to them, “What are you seeking?” And they said to …

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Knowing, Growing & Going: The Mission of Hope of Christ (Philippians)

Why are we here? At Hope of Christ Church we seek to glorify God and enjoy His pleasure by knowing Jesus Christ and the power of His Gospel; growing in our understanding and application of God’s amazing grace; and going into our communities, our region, and our world with the message and mission of the hope of Christ. Knowing Jesus …

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Why Do We Do Missions?

Whose Mission? What is the Mission? Commander’s Intent The Purpose of Mission (Why we do missions?) Genesis 1:26-31 (ESV) 26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and …

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Identity, Mission, Call (Mark 1-8)

Mark 1-8 Identity, Mission, Call                  [8:27] And Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” [28] And they told him, “John the Baptist; and others say, Elijah; and others, one of the prophets.” [29] And he …

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Half-Way, Half-Sight, Half-Truth, Half-Committed (Mark 8:22-9:1)

Mark 8:22-9:1 -Half-Way Point -Half-Sight -Half-Truth -Half-Committed [22] And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. [23] And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his eyes and laid his hands on him, he …

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Driven (Mark 1:35-45)

Mark 1:35-45 [35] And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. [36] And Simon and those who were with him searched for him, [37] and they found him and said to him, “Everyone is looking for you.” [38] And he said to them, …

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The Son of God Begins His Work (Mark 1:9-15)

Mark 1:9-15 In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.  And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.  And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am …

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The Beginning of the Gospel

Mark 1:1 – The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

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Core Values: 5. Missional Training and Multiplication

Jesus began a movement of the Kingdom of God that changed Jerusalem, Palestine, and eventually the world. He did this by intentional leadership training and discipleship of those who would train and disciple others. We have no delusions of grandeur. It will take a movement, driven by the Holy Spirit, to change even the Stafford area. We will train up …

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The Mission or Vision or Purpose of the Church

Matthew 16:13-19 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” …

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