Jesus replied: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” (Matthew 22:37–40)
Teaching His Truth
To exalt, praise and honor God above all else (1 Cor. 6:19-20, Eph. 1:5-6, 12, 14; 1 Pet. 4:11; Rev. 4:11)
In Matthew 22:37-38 Jesus said this: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment.”
Christ’s own call was to exalt our Lord first and foremost and as a Church that must be the goal and first desire of our hearts. We must come together to worship and lift His name above all names.
Discipling In The Way
To encourage believers to live a life of holiness through the teaching and preaching of God’s Word. (Eph. 4:11-16, Col. 1:28-29)
As a Church, we are called to equip and edify believers. We must use our time as a ministry to give instruction and challenge the people to know and understand God’s Word better in hopes of applying it to their personal lives and ministering to others. This is the area in which they will learn through the teaching of God’s Word and the fellowship with His people.
Encouraging our youth and Church body to know Christ and Him crucified must be a priority in our ministries.
Reaching His People
To proclaim the gospel to others through evangelism (Matt. 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Rom. 1:14-32; 2 Cor. 5:17-20; 2 Tim. 4:5)
The great commission is clear and we must have this as a part of the Church. As we exalt Christ and equip the saints, it should be an automatic response to take every opportunity to share the Gospel with others.