Sermon

THE CALL TO CLEANSE THE WORLD

John 3:16

“It is the wish of God to send you on an errand of preaching to the world. Many nominal Christians there are who, when confronted by difficulties and problems of this world, they run after fetish priests and other powers of darkness for all kinds of assistance. Consequently, on their death, they cannot see Christ because, by their action, Satan has left his spiritual marks on them. To assist you in your work so that men may listen to and follow you, miraculous works of holy divine healing will be carried out by you in the name of Jesus Christ. These works of divine healing and God’s spiritual mark on you will testify to the fact that God sent you”.

CCC Constitution, Article 2.

I have complete confidence that this church will cleanse the world. It is the covenant of God:

  • My covenant will I not break (Ps. 89:34).
  • God is not man that He should lie (Num. 23:19).
  • God magnifies His word above al His name (Ps. 138:2)
  • Heaven and earth will pass away, but not a jot of the word of God (Matt. 24:35).

God confirms that He has called, chosen and sent us to do the work of salvation.

Jesus says:

  • As my father has sent me, even so send I you (John 20:21).
  • Go ye therefore, and teach all nations…(Matt. 28:19-20).
  • Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel (Mark 16:15).

The Call

The commission of the church is to preach to the world. To carry out miraculous works of divine healing in the name of Jesus.

How?

It is not with candle, water, soap and sponge. It is by preaching the word of God (Rom.10:13-15). Souls are cleansed and purified by the word (1 Peter 1:22-25; John 17:17). We are the letters of Christ written known and read by all men (2 Cor. 3:2)

However

It is not all that will take part in the cleansing. Many are called but few are chosen (Matt. 22:14). Only those who do the will of God (Matt. 7:21).

Today, God has sent me to plead with the church not to abandon the work of salvation. To encourage each and everyone of us to do the work of salvation (to harvest souls for the kingdom of God).

CCC Hymn 331: Oh praise the Lord all ye His saints