The Plan: Why Equip? To Fulfill the Mission Christ Gave Us
Why equip? 1. God is on a mission. (Romans 10:9; 2 Peter 3:9) 2. God has chosen us to join Him on mission. (John 15:16; Ephesians 1:4) · Every person has a specific role. · Every person has specific gifts. 3. God equips us for the mission. (Ephesians 4:7-12) · Through the Holy Spirit · Through other people 4. God equips us for a purpose. (Ephesians 4:12-16) · So the Body of Christ may be built up. · So we can become like Christ. -So we will not be fooled. -So we are able to speak the truth in love.