If a commission by an earthly king is considered a honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?— David Livingstone
Promising Great Commission quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
You have one business on earth – to save souls.
The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
The church today is riddled with fad doctrines and new sounds that distract from the clear message of the Great commission in the New Testament. Any message that attracts you which does not bring glory to Christ is the message of a seducing spirit and the man giving it is in deception.
To know the will of God, we need an open Bible and an open map.
We must be global Christians with a global vision because our God is a global God.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
Any church that is not seriously involved in helping fulfill the Great Commission has forfeited its biblical right to exist.
Is not the commission of our Lord still binding upon us? Can we not do more than now we are doing?
God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
There is no higher calling or greater privilege known to man than being involved in helping fulfill the Great Commission.
The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions.
The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become.
The gospel is only good news if it gets there in time.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
Airplanes were invented for missionaries to complete the Great Commission.
When William the Conqueror commissioned a great survey of his English realm at Gloucester in 1085, the result was a work so thorough, fair, dispassionate, and wide-ranging that it seemed to the succeeding generations to have come from another world.
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations
To a great mind, nothing is little.
All my authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
The church that does not evangelize will fossilize.
Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church.
Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn't.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
I believe that in each generation God has called enough men and women to evangelize all the yet unreached tribes of the earth. It is not God who does not call. It is man who will not respond!
I have but one passion - it is He, it is He alone.
The world is the field and the field is the world; and henceforth that country shall be my home where I can be most used in winning souls for Christ.
Some wish to live within the sound of a chapel bell, I want to run a rescue shop within a yard of Hell.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
If the Great Commission is true, our plans are not too big; they are too small.
The Great Commission is the Great Adventure of Christianity.
The Great Commission will not be fulfilled with our spare time or spare money.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
God uses men who are weak and feeble enough to lean on him.
Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
The history of missions is the history of answered prayer.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
Don't let your church be a cul-de-sac on the Great Commission highway.
Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life.
Jesus said, "Teach all nations." He never said that we need governmental permission to evangelize. Faithfulness to God and the Great Commission compels us to reach beyond borders to people in restricted nations.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
I have but one candle of life to burn, and I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than in a land flooded with light.
A great number of soundings, mainly along the continental slope of the New England States were also taken by the vessels of the United States Fish Commission. Important soundings were made by the United States Fish Commission steamer ALBATROSS in the Caribbean, during the winter of 1883-1884.
Great men are the commissioned guides of mankind, who rule their fellows because they are wiser.
If I had 1,000 lives, I'd give them all for China.
The last word of our Lord to the church was not the Great Commission.
The last thing He said to the church was 'Repent.' He said that to five out of seven.