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Kingdom Purpose

Rev Peter Quek
Matthew 5:48

Session Three: Kingdom Purpose

Be whole as your Father is heaven is whole.” (Matthew 5:48)
As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.” (John 17:18)

  1. Jesus’ Kingdom Mission -
    Five-fold Mandate (Lk 4:16-21; Isaiah 61:1-2)
    1. Good news to the poor - socio-economic flourishing
    2. Freedom for the prisoners - personal & political freedom
    3. Recovery of sight for the blind - physical wellness
    4. Set the oppressed (bruised, broken) free - mental, emotional, spiritual health
    5. Proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour - restoration of justice, peace and goodness; new creation - whole new world
  2. Jesus’ mandate infuses our Kingdom Purpose :
  3. Kingdom purpose induces kingdom impact in the world:
    1. being salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13)
    2. being light of the world (Matthew 5:14-16)
    3. being teleios (whole) (Matthew 5:48) “Be whole as your heavenly Father is whole.”
  4. Kingdom Purpose inspires vocational courage