Graceful Truth — Missions

WHAT IS GOING ON? And what can I do?

Bill Elliff Missions

""For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work..."" 2 Thessalonians 2:7 How do you explain what is happening in the world? Do you come up with humanistic ideas or is there a source that clearly tells us what is happening and why? And, as followers of Christ should we not know deeply what is happening so that we can react accordingly? Should we not be like the men of Issachar who understood the times and therefore knew what Israel was to do? (1 Chronicles 12:32) THE CURRENT MYSTERY A mystery is something that is secret and must be discovered....

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We have it! Now what will we do?

Bill Elliff Missions

""...He has committed to us the word of reconciliation. Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God."" 2 Cor. 5:19-20 The word ""committed"" in the verses above has multiple meanings, all of which have profound implications for the believer. Remember, of course, that what Paul is talking about is the most important thing in the world: God reconciling the world to Himself. To ""reconcile"" means to ""change from enmity to friendship."" And the way this occurred is through His Son ""who knew...

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