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God’s Command to Multiply

Bob Nieuwendorp was the church planting director for the NCD from 1999 to 2008.  For the past 4 months Bob has been struggling with cancer.  Since going back into the pastorate in 2008, multiplying disciples and churches has grown.  I would like to share with you Bob’s summarization of God’s command to multiply.

“When God created the universe, world, and all living creatures He issued a command to Adam and Eve in Genesis 1:28, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it.  And rule over the birds of the sky, and over every living thing that moves on the face of the earth.”  (Underline mine)  In Gen. 1:22 He had previously verbalized His intention for the sea creatures, monsters, as well as the birds to multiply.  Thus, Gen. 1:28 is the first command that God gave to our first parents.

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Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
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