30 Bible Verses About Missions (Explained)

Missions are at the heart of the Christian faith, embodying the call to share the Gospel and make disciples of all nations. Throughout the Bible, we find stories of courageous individuals who answered God’s call to mission with unwavering faith and obedience. Join us as we uncover verses that inspire and equip believers for the mission of spreading God’s love and truth to the ends of the earth.

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Bible Verses About Missions

Matthew 28:19-20 – The Great Commission

“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, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Mark 16:15 – Preach the Gospel

“He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.’

Acts 1:8 – Power to Be Witnesses

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

Romans 10:14-15 – Beautiful Feet

“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!’

1 Corinthians 9:22 – All Things to All People

“To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.”

2 Corinthians 5:20 – Ambassadors for Christ

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.”

Galatians 1:15-16 – Called by Grace

“But when God, who set me apart from my mother’s womb and called me by his grace, was pleased to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, my immediate response was not to consult any human being.”

Ephesians 2:10 – Created for Good Works

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

Ephesians 6:19-20 – Boldly Proclaim the Gospel

“Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.”

Philippians 2:15-16 – Shine as Lights

“…so that you may become blameless and pure, ‘children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.’ Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life.”

Colossians 4:5-6 – Seasoned with Salt

“Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.”

2 Timothy 4:2 – Preach the Word

“Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke, and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction.”

Philemon 1:6 – Effective Sharing of Faith

“I pray that your partnership with us in the faith may be effective in deepening your understanding of every good thing we share for the sake of Christ.”

Hebrews 13:16 – Doing Good and Sharing

“And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”

1 Peter 3:15-16 – Give a Reason for Hope

“But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.”

1 Peter 4:10 – Use Your Gifts to Serve

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

Matthew 24:14 – Gospel Proclaimed to All Nations

“And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.”

Psalm 96:3 – Declare His Glory Among the Nations

“Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.”

Isaiah 49:6 – Salvation to the Ends of the Earth

“…I will also make you a light for the Gentiles, that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.”

Luke 24:47 – Repentance and Forgiveness

“…and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.”

Acts 13:47 – Light to the Gentiles

“For this is what the Lord has commanded us: ‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.’”

Revelation 5:9 – People from Every Tribe and Language

“And they sang a new song, saying: ‘You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.”

Genesis 12:3 – Blessed to Be a Blessing

“…and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”

Exodus 9:16 – So All the Earth May Know

“But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.”

Psalms 67:1-2 – God’s Ways Known on Earth

“May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us—so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations.”

Isaiah 52:7 – Good News of Peace

“How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, ‘Your God reigns!’

Jonah 1:2 – Cry Against Its Wickedness

“Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.”

Joel 2:32 – All Who Call on the Lord

“And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved; for on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be deliverance, as the Lord has said, even among the survivors whom the Lord calls.”

Matthew 5:13-16 – Salt and Light

“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead, they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”

Matthew 9:37-38 – Pray for Workers

“Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.’

Romans 1:16 – Not Ashamed of the Gospel

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.”

1 Corinthians 3:6 – God Gives the Growth

“I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow.”

2 Corinthians 4:5 – Proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord

“For what we preach is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.”

2 Corinthians 9:13 – Service and Thanksgiving

“Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, others will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else.”

1 Thessalonians 2:4 – Approved by God

“On the contrary, we speak as those approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please people but God, who tests our hearts.”

2 Thessalonians 3:1 – Spreading Rapidly and Praised

“As for other matters, brothers and sisters, pray for us that the message of the Lord may spread rapidly and be honored, just as it was with you.”

1 Timothy 2:3-4 – God Desires All to Be Saved

“This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.”

Philemon 1:21 – Confidence in Obedience

“Confident of your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I ask.”

1 Peter 2:9 – Royal Priesthood

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.”

1 John 4:9 – God Sent His Son

“This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.”

Revelation 14:6 – Everlasting Gospel

“Then I saw another angel flying in midair, and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth—to every nation, tribe, language and people.”

Revelation 7:9-10 – Multitude from Every Nation

“After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. And they cried out in a loud voice: ‘Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!'”

Proverbs 11:30 – Win Souls is Wise

“The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives.”

Isaiah 6:8 – Here Am I, Send Me

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!'”

Psalm 22:27 – All the Ends of the Earth

“All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations will bow down before him.”

Psalm 96:10 – Declare His Glory Among the Nations

“Say among the nations, ‘The Lord reigns.’ The world is firmly established, it cannot be moved; he will judge the peoples with equity.”

Isaiah 55:11 – Word Accomplishes Purpose

“So is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.”

Matthew 10:7-8 – Proclaiming the Kingdom

“As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’ Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.”

Mark 13:10 – Gospel Message to All Nations

“And the gospel must first be preached to all nations.”

Acts 5:20 – Speak All the Words of This Life

“‘Go, stand in the temple courts,’ he said, ‘and tell the people all about this new life.'”

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