What qualifies us as believers to exercise authority on Christ’s behalf?


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Mini Bob Rutz Jesus loves me.
Wow, what a question! If even 1% of Christians comprehended the answer, this whole world would be won to Jesus Christ by Christmas!

In Matthew 28:18-20 (RSV) Jesus commands us: "All AUTHORITY in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I Am with you always, to the close of the age."

As I jokingly tell my friends, "If ALL AUTHORITY IN HEAVEN AND EARTH isn't enough for us to get that job done, let's ask Him for more!"

What QUALIFIES us? Answer: The Father! Colossians 1:12 (NASB): giving thanks to The Father, Who has QUALIFIED us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.

If you're still stuck in Acts 1:4, keep on waiting till you get the power. But if you are past Acts 1:8, then what are you waiting for?

Per www.JoshuaProject.org, over 7,000 unreached peoples are waiting for your answer...

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