What Was Jesus' Mission?
This page focuses on Jesus' primary mission - the purpose He came to the earth. What He did while here to accomplish that mission is explored via the What Jesus Did page.
The Reasons For Christ's Coming - list of scriptures, Peter Cheyne (Followers)
Understanding the biblical teaching on Jesus' purpose/mission helps answer other questions:
In what ways does Jesus' mission define our mission?
What is the gospel?
What was the focus of Jesus' life?
How Jesus Exercised His Mission
a) Jesus' Ministry In General
Jesus' Ministry - 4 podcasts (Groundwork)
b) Saviour. He died for the sins of the world and rose again
Jesus' relationsip with the crowds (those yet to put their faith in Him.)
Jesus' relationship with the few (those He was training)
Set people free
Called people to follow Him
Itinerant (Travelled, journeyed, walked)
Compassion for the marginalised and needy
Met people's needs in the power of God
Taught about the Kingdom
Attractive (popular, loved)
Taught by example
Delegated power and authority
Asked probing questions
Focused and Purposeful
Jesus' clarity about His mission
"I have come to..." statements
Focus on Jews, not Gentiles
Would not be distracted, deflected
Set His face towards Jerusalem, Luke 9:52