Please let us spare ourselves the hermeneutical and so-called scholarly or ‘technical’ interpretation of Acts 1:8.
Let us allow ourselves to read and understand Acts 1:8 in plain English.
Then in the light of the verse, have a look again at the image above.
What does that tell us?
Yes, it is very clearly shown on the map!
If we take Jesus Christ’s starting point in Judea and Samaria, where the Great Commission was spoken and where the Gospel started, then New Zealand is one of the many places that are at the ends of the earth.
So, New Zealand’s key role in the fulfillment of the Gospel mission is as one of the “ends of the earth” countries.[note note_color=”#fffff3″ text_color=”#1a7616″ radius=”10″]Read my next post, “3 Practical Impacts on Missions of NZ as an Ends-of-the-Earth Country”[/note]