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Religion and Theology
Pages 6 (1506 words)
Theology of Missions Name: Institution: Contents Contents 2 Texts that relate to missions 3 Old Testament 3 New Testament 4 How the nature of God relates to mission theology 4 Mission theology, Ecclesiology and trinity 5 Themes of mission theology 6 Relationship of mission theology to missionary, church and lay men 7 Bibliography 8 Texts that relate to missions Old Testament Joseph was a young man loved and cherished by him father Jacob.
According to the genesis 45 and 50, Joseph was never keen to revenge, rather he was swift to delivery him people from trouble. This is the making of any missionary sent by God in the history of the bible. Joseph confessed that what his brothers intended to evil, God intended for good to deliver the children of Israel from the danger of famine. This means that Joseph was commissioned by God to save the children1. The Old Testament records that for as long as Joseph was the prime minister, the children of Israel lived in Goshen, and had quality life. The role of Moses is crucial in the role of missions as accounted for in the holy bible. Prophet Moses was a leader sent by God to carry out an expansive mission to deliver the children of Israel from Egypt. Moses became the voice of God to the Jewish people. Moses had a special purpose to counter the Egyptian gods and the tyranny of pharaoh. According to exodus chapter 12, God clearly sent Moses. This indicates that Moses was a missionary acting to represent the purposes of God. His was also to deliver a living God to Israelites in Egypt. Moses was explicit to the Egyptian authority on who sent him and His mission. ...
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