World Mandate - Part 11 (Acts 20:22-25)



Acts 20

22 “And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there.
Unity

Trinity


Acts 20

23 I only know that in every city the Holy Spirit warns me that prison and hardships are facing me.




24 However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.
His suffering today

His resurrection tomorrow
self = S-E-R-V-I-C-E

suffering
V-O-C-A-T-I-O-N

the after life
J-E-S-U-S
24 However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.
not to avoid a difficult race

but to finish the race

Christlikeness
“the will of God”
24 However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.
saved to serve
24 However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.
Grace is not the guarantee of a
pain-free life

an entitlement-free life of pain
Acts 20

25 “Now I know that none of you among whom I have gone about preaching the kingdom will ever see me again.

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