Sermon outline: This is an abbreviated outline with the complete sermon downloadable at the bottom of the post.
Text: Romans 10:11-17
Title: Except They Be Sent
Introduction: A well prayed over and planned for missions conference can be one of many energizing events that the Lord will use to increase our faith, enlarge our vision for the world, and remind us that every one of us have an opportunity to make a difference in lives we may not get to meet until we get on the other side of eternity!
Missions is the heartbeat of a holy and righteous God!
What is it that defines a missionary? How do I know if I am called to be a preacher of the Gospel to a local area or a distant land?
I. The Inescapable Pressure—vs. 1
II. The Inexcusable Problem—vs. 14–15a
A. The shrouding of the message
B. The shunning of the mandate—vs. 14b
C. The shortage of missionaries—vs. 15a
III. The Irrevocable Priority—vs. 15b
Conclusion: Illustration about Christian Athletes
At a meeting of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Bobby Richardson, former New York Yankee second baseman, offered a prayer that is a classic in brevity and poignancy: “Dear God, Your will, nothing more, nothing less, nothing else. Amen.”