Do you understand the assignment?

February 5, 2023 • Ps. Justin Spina

Matthew 28:19-20 NIV

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”


Key #1 - Assignments are for everyone

Jeremiah 1:5

“I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.”


Key #2 - Assignments are not negotiable

Jeremiah 1:6-7

“O Sovereign Lord,” I said, “I can’t speak for you! I’m too young!” 7 The Lord replied, “Don’t say, ‘I’m too young,’ for you must go wherever I send you and say whatever I tell you.

Jonah 1:1-3

The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the Lord.

Jonah 1:10

This terrified them and they asked, "what have you done?" (they knew he was running away from the Lord, because he had already told them so.)

Jonah 1:17

but the Lord provided a great fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was inside the fish three days and three nights.


Key #3 - Assignments are seasonal

2 Timothy 2:15

Work hard so God can say to you, “Well done.”

Proverbs 18:16

A person’s gift will make room for them


Key #4 - Assignments Solve Problems