This passage takes us to a place of Living Missions
Jesus takes us all to a Strange Place
- Mt. Hermon was the highest of ancient Israel's mountains (9, 232 feet)
- The area around Mt. Hermon was said to be the birthplace of the famous Nephilim giants (see Genesis 6).
- In Number 21:21-35 and Deuteronomy 3:1-11 we read where Moses and Joshua defeated two kings by the names of Og and Shilon.
- 1 Samuel 17 we read where David defeats the mighty Goliath who also was said to be a descendent of the Nephilim giants.
- "The Gates of Hell
Let's look at that epiphany now: "You are the Messiah"
Jesus rebukes Satan.
He casts Satan away from Peter and his disciples
then speaks forth the challenge of True Discipleship.
What does that mean?
God is calling us today to be living missions…
Locally & World-Wide