From our series of sermons on Missions here at Trinity Bible Church this summer have come a number of memorable quotes and Scripture texts. Here are some of the memes that have resulted…

“Our SITUATION may have changed, but our MISSION has not.”

Joe Henson, III

“The last instructions and commands of Christ leave little room for misunderstanding our responsibility: Preach the gospel to everyone everywhere!”

David Horner

“And Jesus came and said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age’.”

Matthew 28:18-20

“Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest’.”

Matthew 9:37-38

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Acts 1:8

“Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!”

Psalm 96:3

God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply.”

Hudson Taylor

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.”

(from the journal of martyred missionary) Jim Elliot

“And he said to them, ‘Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation’.”

Mark‬ ‭16:15

“To know the will of God, we need an open Bible and an open map.”

William Carey

“Some wish to live within the sound of a chapel bell; I wish to run a rescue mission within a yard of hell.”

C.T. Studd

“No reserves. No retreats. No regrets.”

(discovered written in his Bible after his untimely death) William Borden

“All the gods of the peoples are worthless idols, but the Lord made the heavens.”

Psalm 96:5

“The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein.”

Psalm 24:1

“Go, send, or disobey.”

John Piper

“Sympathy is no substitute for action.”

David Livingstone

“We talk of the Second Coming; half the world has never heard of the first.”

Oswald Smith

“The gospel is only good news if it gets there in time.”

Carl F.H. Henry

“The glory of the gospel—not the neediness of mankind—is the self-sustaining fuel for global missions.”

Andy Johnson

“If a commission by an earthly king is considered an honor, how can a commission by a heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?”

David Livingstone

“We must be global Christians with a global vision because our God is a global God.”

John R.W. Stott

“I have but one passion: it is He, it is He alone. The world is the field and the field is the world; and henceforth that country shall be my home where I can be most used in winning souls for Christ.”

Count Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf

“The math alone is disconcerting when you think of how much it would take for each person to hear the gospel just once. Yet the genius, the brilliance, of the plan given to us by Christ calls for a multiplication plan, not an addition plan.”

David Horner

“We need a generation of men and women who believe that God’s power does back up the declarations of His truth in Christ.”

David Horner

“If Jesus christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be tto great for me to make for Him.”

C.T. Studd