This is it. We finish off with Acts 1:8. First the text:
Acts 1:7 He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
1. Missional Jesus tells his disciples that they do not know the time when history will be brought to a close.
2. What they do know is that God’s power is available to them.
3. Missional Jesus’ followers are “witnesses” to Jesus and about Jesus and for Jesus.
4. Missional Jesus sees movement: from Jerusalem to the ends of the earth.
So, we finish this Missional Jesus series with this prayer from the Book of Common Prayer:
Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things in your well-beloved Son, the King of kings and Lord of lords: Mercifully grant that the peoples of the earth, divided and enslaved by sin, may be freed and brought together under his most gracious rule; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
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