God has given us the responsibility to preach the truth, and to do what we can to advance the cause, yet ultimately the real spiritual increase will come from him. (I Corinthians 3:5-8 ; Isaiah 55:10,11). Let’s us do what we can and pray that God will give us spiritual increase.
Water baptism is an act of faith and obedience to the commands of Christ.
“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20
Proclaiming Christ is more than finding a way to mention Jesus in a sermon. Christian preaching does not merely reference Christ; it offers him. It presses all that Christ is, all that he has done, and all that he will do into the minds, hearts, wills, and consciences of our hearers.
The reason we are so committed to church planting is obvious: whenever a gospel-preaching, Bible-teaching church is started in a new location, people come to saving faith. So a new church usually begins with the vision to reach a particular community with the good news about Jesus Christ.
Psalm 82:3 tells us to “Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.”
God has a special place in His heart for the cry of the orphan. You and I are His hands and feet in the earth, so He commands us to take care of them.
Famine, war, and drugs have left millions of children orphaned around the world. Many of them will starve to death. Many others will be taken as slaves.
God had also offered divine healing in case any part of our bodies becomes sick. The Bible says, by His stripes, we are healed (Isaiah 53:5). The words “we are healed” are in past tense and meaning that our healing Has been fully secured on the cross by Christ 2,000 years ago. It, therefore, means we are not praying for Christ to heal us but to receive healing, which Christ had already secured for us;