Jesus Authorizing

Come & See | Week:4

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Please explore the following resources that our Resource Team curated. We think they will help you as you dive deeper into the topics discussed in our sermon series Come & See.

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Desiring God: “May Jesus’s Name Be Known Through Me"

In this article, the author tackles the question of why Jesus sent out His disciples. This applies to us because “We are saved to go out into the world for the glory of our Jesus — to make him known as our Lord, Savior, and greatest Treasure…” 

Ligonier Ministries: "Jesus Sends out the Twelve"

In this short Bible study/devotional, it explains the significance of Jesus sending out the Twelve, what it means for Jesus to “give them authority”, and the cultural context for them shaking the dust from their feet if they encountered rejection. 

The Gospel Coalition: "Did Jesus Send Us Looking for ‘Persons of Peace’?"

“According to some, finding a person of peace is essential to a fruitful entry strategy for a missionary. However, this interpretation of Luke 10 is exegetically flawed, and following this philosophy to identify a person of peace is potentially dangerous…”

Recommended Podcasts:

With the Perry's: "The Warfare of Ministry"

Any time we attempt to be faithful to the gospel and build anything of eternal value, there will be opposition. Listen in as Preston and Jackie share their experience with temptation, fear, and victory in gospel ministry. 

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DISCOVER JESUS - Jesus Christ Sends Out the Twelve Disciples (Luke 9:1-10) ESV

This video reveals how Jesus Christ sends out the Twelve, as recorded in Luke chapter 9. He gave his disciples authority to drive out demons, cure diseases and to preach the gospel. And He gave them instructions to rely on God for provision through those God had prepared for them to minister to.

The Bible Project: "What Does Jesus Do with His Authority?"

“Jesus shares his authority and power with his followers so that they can form a new kind of family. Instead of being filled with feuds and rivalries, this family is ordered by Jesus' redefinition of power as love.”

Luke 10:1-24 - Jesus Sends Out the 72 Disciples

In this video, he talks about how “Jesus sends out 72 disciples to preach in the villages before His arrival,” and how “they returned to Him and expressed their joy that they were able to cast out evil spirits.”

Recommended Sermons:

"The Sending of the Twelve"- R.C. Sproul

When Jesus sent out His twelve Apostles, He commissioned them to proclaim His gospel in the world. In this sermon, R.C. Sproul continues his study in the book of Luke and explains the power and authority that Christ gave these men to fulfill their unique role.

"The Mission of the Seventy-Two"-R.C. Sproul

Christians are granted an unspeakable privilege: to serve the Lord in carrying the message of His kingdom to the lost. In this sermon, R.C. Sproul continues his exposition of the gospel of Luke by teaching on Jesus’ sending His disciples on a missionary journey.

"Christ in Combat: Offense by the Spirit" -John Piper 

“When the Spirit of the Lord is upon us and he anoints us to share in the ministry of Jesus, we will pray and speak and work for the release of captives, the recovery of sight for the blind, and the liberty of the oppressed, as long as the acceptable year of the Lord lasts…” 

Other Recommended Resources:

"His Name is Jesus" by Jeremy Riddle

"Authority" by Elevation Worship