25 Inspiring Mission Quotes

“Therefore go make disciples of all nations…..” (Matt. 28:19-20).

The Great Commission have been passed down from generation to generation up till now. This is not a new concept, it’s as old as the Old Testament.

But, what does it mean within our lives? How does it impact our lives?

Here are twenty-five inspiring quotes that help us understand what the mission is.


1). “The history of missions is the history of answered prayer.”—Samuel Zwemer
2). “I have found that there are three stages in every great work of God; first it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done.” —Hudson Taylor
3). “The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions. The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become.” —Henry Martyn
4). “If a commission by an earthly King is considered an honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?” —David Livingstone
5). “Is it possible to get close to the Maser’s heart without getting close to the Master’s mission?” —Larry Moyer
6). “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him” —Hudson Taylor
7). “Is what you’re living for worth Christ dying for?” —Leonard Ravenhill
8). “Some wish to live within the sound of the chapel bell; I wish to run a rescue mission within a yard of hell.” — T. Studd
9). “You have one business on earth – to save souls.” —John Wesley
10). “God uses men who are weak and feeble enough to lean on him.” —Hudson Taylor
11). “To know the will of God, we need an open Bible and an open map.” — William Carey
12). “The Church must send or the church will end.” —Mendell Taylor


13). “No one has the right to hear the gospel twice, while there remains someone who has not heard it once.” —Oswald J. Smith
14). “Love is the root of missions; sacrifice is the fruit of missions.” —Roderick Davis
15). “We must be global Christians with a global vision because our God is a global God.” —John Stott
16). “This generation of Christians is responsible for this generation of souls on the earth!” —Keith Green
17). “He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” —Jim Elliot
18). “The right arm of every church should be missions.” —Fred Donnelson
19). “Battles are won by teaching soldiers how to die, not how to avoid dying.” —Marshal Foch
20). “Talk to God about your neighbors, talk to your neighbors about God.” —Mark McCoy
21). “The gospel is only good news if it gets there in time” —Carl F. Henry
22). “Why wait for a call, when you have a command?” —Bob Hughes
23). “God doesn’t make great leaders, He makes great servants who become great leaders.” —Clifford Clark
24). “The will of God – nothing less, nothing more, nothing else.” — E. Marsh
25). “Without the mission, a church is not a church; it’s just a bunch of disobedient Christians hanging out.” — J. D. Greear










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