A Vision of Four Beasts

Part 7 of Living as Exiles: Considering the Book of Daniel – Daniel, the prophet of God who interpreted the dreams of others, is now given a dream of his own. Instead of statues, he sees beasts–beasts who become brutal in their oppression of God’s people. But whatever the dream, the result is the same: God’s kingdom is victorious and God’s people are vindicated. Though evil is real, we can be certain that God’s good purpose will prevail, so we should stand firm in our faith.

The Great Commission

Every organization needs a mission statement. A mission statement defines your purpose — why you exist. The Great Commission is the church’s mission statement. In the Great Commission we have an authoritative command to make disciples of all nations. But why is this the mission? What is the nature of the mission? What is our motivation for mission?