Great Commission Obedience: The Road to Resurgence

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Great Commission Obedience is a resource for pastors that will inspire them to preach boldly on missions and spark an evangelistic resurgence. It features messages compiled by veteran missionary and retired International Mission Board president Jerry Rankin-each one packed with personal illustrations and practical examples of how God is at work around the world today. As the Southern Baptist denomination rallies toward a Great Commission Resurgence, these messages help clear that path and unite volunteer ...
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Overview


Great Commission Obedience is a resource for pastors that will inspire them to preach boldly on missions and spark an evangelistic resurgence. It features messages compiled by veteran missionary and retired International Mission Board president Jerry Rankin-each one packed with personal illustrations and practical examples of how God is at work around the world today. As the Southern Baptist denomination rallies toward a Great Commission Resurgence, these messages help clear that path and unite volunteer mission teams being sent out by the church.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805448795
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Jerry Rankin and his wife, Bobbye, spent twenty-three years as missionaries in Asia until he became International Mission Board president in 1993. Until his retirement in 2010, Rankin led the board with a vision of missionaries, churches, and volunteers partnering to take the gospel to all peoples. A noted author, his books include Spiritual Warfare, Spiritual Warfare and Missions, and In the Secret Place. The Rankins now live in Clinton, Mississippi.
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface ix

1 Don't Nullify God's Grace 1

Ephesians 3:7-8 October 1993-Richmond, Virginia

2 That They Would See Jesus 7

Luke 24:31 June 1994-Orlando, Florida

3 Chosen of Follow 14

1 Samuel 12:14-16 August 1994-Richmond, Virginia

4 Don't Stop Short 20

2 Kings 2:1-15 October 1994-Richmond, Virginia

5 Learning God's Lessons 27

Psalms 143:6-10 August 1995-Ridgecrest, North Carolina

6 Go With a Broken Heart 35

Psalms 126:5-6 February 1996-New Orleans, Louisiana

7 The Call of Abraham 42

Genesis 12:1-2 August 1996-Woodstock, Georgia

8 Equipping For the Task 48

Proverbs 8:14 October 1996-Richmond, Virginia

9 On The Potter's Wheel 54

Jeremiah 18:1-6 December 1996-Jackson, Mississippi

10 Serving Where Christ Will Follow 60

John 12:26 September 1997-Dallas, Texas

11 Characteristics of the Call 66

Romans 1:1-6 June 1998-Salt Lake City, Utah

12 Running the Race 73

Hebrews 12:1-2 November 1998-Fort Lauderdale, Florida

13 Finding God in Every Situation 80

1 Kings 8:22-61 May 1999-Fredericksburg, Virginia

14 The Call of Jeremiah 86

Jeremiah 1:4-8 September 2000-Evansville, Indiana

15 Essence of the Missionary Task 92

Acts 26:18 November 2000-Portland, Oregon

16 An Open Door That Cannot Be Shut 99

Revelation 3:8 March 2001-Shreveport, Louisiana

17 Stewardship of a Ministry From God 105

Colossians 1:25-29 January 2002-Birmingham, Alabama

18 Earthen Vessels 112

2 Corinthians 4:7-10 March 2002-Kansas City, Missouri

19 Flee, Follow, and Fight 118

1 Timothy 6:11-12 January 2006-Richmond Virginia

20 Serving Without Shame 124

Philippians 1:1-21 March 2006-Tampa, Florida

21 Are We Blind Also? 131

John 9:39-41 May 2006-Albuquerque, New Mexico

22 The Fear of the Lord 138

Psalm 25:12-14 November 2006-Cape Girardeau, Missouri

23 Look, Love, and Live 145

1 John 3:17 January 2007-Highland, California

24 Jesus is Your Mission 152

1 Corinthians 2:1-5 May 2007-Kansas City, Missouri

25 The Pattern of a Missionary Witness 159

Acts 14 July 2007-Richmond, Virginia

26 Retaining the Song 166

2 Chronicles 29:27 September 2007-Asheville, North Carolina

27 Results of Obedience to the Call 173

Exodus 19:3-6 September 2007-Ridgecrest, North Carolina

28 The Call of God 179

Exodus 3:9-12 November 2007-Springfield, Illinois

29 Praise Among the Nations 186

Psalm 67 April 2008-Dallas, Texas

30 Maintaining Focus 193

Luke 4:42-5:11 June 2008-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

31 The Power of Your Witness 199

1 Thessalonians 1:5-9 November 2008-Houston, Texas

32 Praying For God's Provision 207

Colossians 1:3-11 March 2009-Taylors, South Carolina

33 The Reluctant Missionary 213

Jonah 1-4 May 2009-Denver, Colorado

34 Compassion for the Multitudes 219

Matthew 9:35-38 September 2009-Jacksonville, Florida

35 Commenede as Servants of God 226

2 Corinthians 6:1-1 March 2010-Memphis, Tennessee

36 Aligned With God's Mission 233

Romans 15:18-21 May 2010-Chicago, Illinois

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