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Be a Rope Holder

"I thank my God...For your fellowship [partnership] in the gospel from the first day until now" (Philippians 1:3a, 5).
William Carey, the great missionary to India, said to a body of people, "I will go down if you will hold the ropes." It's a great thought. It's a great mental picture. "I will go into the places where you will never go, but you must hold the ropes. I'll go down into the caves if you'll hold on. I'll go as long as you're here holding … Continue Reading ››

Faith Promise Missions Giving

The Faith Promise Offering for missions is a method of giving with a biblical basis. Chapters 8, 9, and 10 of 2 Corinthians is where we find the scriptural concepts upon which we base this practice. In a nutshell, the Faith Promise Offering for missions is the amount each church member promises to give by faith above his or her tithe during the coming year. It's been said that the Gospel is like water stored deep in the ground. It's free, but it takes money to … Continue Reading ››

Benefits of Faith Promise Missions Giving

If the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ is to be given to the world, the Christian church, which is the base of the missionary enterprise, must go about its divine mission in a systematic and orderly manner. The Faith Promise Plan for Missionary Giving has worked wonders virtually everywhere it has been adopted because it is founded upon solid biblical principles. It allows us to... 1. Express our love for the Lord "to prove the sincerity of your love" (II Corinthians 8:8). 2. Evaluate our priorities: … Continue Reading ››

What Is Faith Promise Missions?

"[B]ut having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you according to our rule abundantly, To preach the gospel in the regions beyond you..." (II Corinthians 10:15-16). Faith Promise for missions becomes my expression of obedience to Christ's command, "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature" (Mark 16:15). He uses my faithfulness based on His promises to build His church worldwide. But how does the Faith Promise Plan work? First of all, let's see what the … Continue Reading ››