Manayunk Congregation

4101 Freeland Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Center City Congregation

1336 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA

The Heart of Mission

Manayunk Sermons

This week we explore the second motivation at the heart of our mission to advance the gospel: the reality of Hell.

Resources:

Luke 16:19-31
New American Commentary, Luke, by Robert Stein
The Importance of Hell (Redeemer Report) by Tim Keller

As we begin to consider what motivates mission, we talk about the most fundamental reason: The glory of God.

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Center City Sermons

While the reality of hell, our salvation from it, and concern for others who may experience it should certainly motivate us to love our neighbors with the good news of Christ, we must bear in mind not only what we've been saved from, but what we've been saved for: Everlasting life in heaven.

Resources:

1 Peter 1:3-9

Making Sense of God, Chapter 8: A Hope That Can Face AnythingTimothy Keller

We engage in mission first and foremost for the glory of God, but love for our neighbor will also drive us to mission, because hell is real.

Resources:

Luke 16:19-31

The Importance of Hell, short essay by Timothy Keller

7 Truths About Hell, short blog post by J.D. Grear

As we begin to consider what motivates mission, we talk about the most fundamental reason: The glory of God.

Resources:

Ezekiel 36:22-38

Did Christ Die for Us or for God?