Jesus Divine Design - World Strategic Design As Seen in Matthew 28:16-20

Jesus Divine Design - World Strategic DesignAs Seen in Matthew 28:16-20

By Allen Quist 

Implementation of Strategic Plan in First Century

Jesus’ design aligns with His plan for growth. The design allowed the Jews and Gentiles who were culturally relationally dyadic to continue group and family orientation. The evidence of Jesus’ Spirit changing lives within the family was the greatest reason for the growth in the early church. Jesus’ birthed His strategic design at the festival of Pentecost during which He poured out His Spirit on people. Willimon states one of the significant changes evident in disciples was the new boldness for Christ; a new Spirit empowerment (Acts 2). We read about this in Luke’s summary of Peter’s speech in Acts 2, observing the empowerment in the change in Peter from coward to bold speaker. We see the empowerment in the more than three thousand new disciples converted and sent home as new disciple makers. It was at Pentecost, Jesus fully fulfilled His promise when He said, “lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age” (Matthew 28:20). Next PageJesus’ constant presence within the family provided the leadership and empowerment for the Spirit’s presence and its subsequent fruit (Galatians 5).

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