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1. The way that we can see God’s call to mission in this chapter is the way that Moses gives us his four objections. Now the first of these four objections is when Moses asked, “Who am I that should go…?” (Ex. 3:11) To this question God answers by saying, “I will be with you” (v. 12) The mission was God’s, and he would be with those who carried it, also implying that the mission was greater than the missionary. The second objection was when Mose’s asks “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and ask me, ‘What is his name? Then what shall I tell them?” (v.13) All god did to reply to this question was to say “I am who I am” (v.14) and that was the name that he would be known forever more as. The third objection was “What if[the Israelites] do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you’?” (Ex. 4:1) God’s response was again simple, he said that he would work mightily through Moses to show the people and make them believe, plainly saying that he was the source and would help the missionary fulfill the mission. The fourth and last objection was that he had “never been eloquent” but was “slow of speech and tongue” (4:10-11). God replied by saying he was the creator of mans mouth and whatever comes out will be with my power. With all of these objections we can see that it is man who chooses to make God’s mission a mission of self-righteousness and self-belief and that is why God showed us that it was the mission that was greater than the missionary. 2. The author in this chapter refers to the motives for becoming a missionary; the first of these motives is the appropriate motives, which are as follows God’s Love and Compassion, God’s Sovereignty Over Time, and An Outpouring of Thanksgiving to God. In order to become a good missionary and fulfill the will of God these are the fundamental gifts that one should receive. These three motives are the backbone that the whole missionary practice has or needs to have, for if they do not then their mission will be weak. The secondary motives are, The Desire to Help People Physically, The Desire for Adventure, and Building a Deeper Faith. These are the kind of motives that people are drawn to because of personal or humanitarian beliefs. Lastly there are the Defective motives that dra... ... middle of paper ... ...at consume the urban conscious. Second you must give them a community in which there are people there to talk to and care for them. Third give them simple things. Lastly tell them the absolute truth. Both of these mentalities differ from each other in the way that in urban areas not everyone is close, whereas in rural areas they form tight knit family groups. 10. Reached and unreached is where the church ends up growing quickly with the help of its members. In turn the minister will either feel overwhelmed and he will resign or quit. The level of receptivity is where the ministers move from place to place as they give their sermon, all the time worrying about the numbers in the seats, or how many people will come forward during the service that day. They will think that they are leading away from the message and the message that God wants them to hear. Personal Preference is where missionaries go where they want to decide what they want to do, how they are going to do it, and why they should do it. This is not exactly what God had in mind. My choice If I had one would be reached and Unreached simply because I think that is what God would want me to do.

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