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The Missionary Heart of God in the OT (Part 1)

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Lesson

Mission, singular, refers to a divine initiative of God to reconcile His creation according to His elective purposes that He has sovereignly chosen. Missions must flow from God's mission. Missions is part of God's mission that includes the action of the Church bearing witness to the Gospel.

Outline

I. Definition of Missions
    A. Three aspects of God's mission
    B. Key passages showing the missionary heart of God
        1. Abrahamic (Patriarchal) Covenant
            a. numerical blessing – descendants
            b. national, geographic blessing to Israel
            c. spiritual blessing to all nations
        2. How Israel did in keeping the covenant
            a. numerical blessing
            b. National inheritance
            c. Spiritual blessing to all nations
    C. The Writings (part b begins)
        1. Psalm chapter 2
        2. Psalm chapter 22
        3. Psalm 67
    D. Passages in Isaiah
        1. Isaiah chapter 49
        2. Isaiah chapter 54
        3. Isaiah chapter 66
    E. Questions and Answers