I recently finished Steven Scott’s new book, “The Jesus Mission: Christ Completed 27 Missions While on Earth. Take up the 4 He Assigned to You”. As a Christian, I am always looking for guidance and motivation to help me be more on mission for the things that matter to Jesus Christ. “The Jesus Mission” does just that. Scott take nearly half the book explaining the necessity of an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ and how everything flows from that. This book is not the casual reader. Scott deals heavily in scripture and extends the call to be intimate with and to whole-heartedly follow Christ and forsake the temptation to be a “passive-participant” on the journey of faith.
I was initially skeptical that these 27 missions could be covered and sufficiently expounded in a single volume. I was correct. The reader has to be willing to stay with Scott as he makes his way toward the 27 missions that don’t come along until chapters 16 and 17. And then, they are treated in a cursory, survey-type method. I did however like he way in which he dealt with the 4 missions Christ asked us to take on. He provided sub-sections with actions and activities to help embrace and understand the missions. All in all, a great book. It is well-written and thoroughly researched. I found it to be smart, challenging, and convicting. I would recommend this book to anyone who is seeking to further develop their spiritual walk with the Lord Jesus Christ.
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