Tag: Great Commission

Disciple! Going to the ends of the earth

We are sent with a purpose and mission far greater than we ever plan or imagine. Jesus sends us on a mission that echoes his own. But missionary work is not reserved for a few pioneering Christians, Jesus sends all of His followers on… Continue Reading “Disciple! Going to the ends of the earth”

Disciple! Being a missionary

The Great Commission calls each believer into what we commonly call missionary service. Missionary. What do you think of when you hear the word missionary? Missions, primarily, is not about men and women giving their lives away for a moral or humanitarian cause. Rather,… Continue Reading “Disciple! Being a missionary”

Disciple! Presence

The Great Commission of Christ begins with the assurance of His authority and ends with the assurance of His presence. It should be noted that His presence is not simply a comforting thought. His presence carries with it His power and His authority. What… Continue Reading “Disciple! Presence”

Disciple! Educate

The idea of “Teaching” in the Great Commission is an ongoing, never ceasing education and edifying of those being discipled. In Greek, the word teaching is written as a present participle indicating it is a continual activity. The word teaching means both imparting ideas… Continue Reading “Disciple! Educate”

Disciple! Newness of Life

Part of disciple-ing others is helping them connect with Christ’s death and resurrection. This is precisely what happened with Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch in Acts 8:26-40. As Philip was going, he met a man with questions about the Bible. He responded to those… Continue Reading “Disciple! Newness of Life”

Disciple! Where

“All nations” is the field of concern the Great Commission gives to Christians. Remember, the One who gave us this Commission had no budget, building, hymnal, or theology textbook. Simply, by His authority He sent out His original disciples, fully expecting them to conquer… Continue Reading “Disciple! Where”

Disciple! Engage

“All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded… Continue Reading “Disciple! Engage”

Disciple! Who

Matthew’s account of the Great Commission leaves little room for interpretation. The words are not unclear. In them, we find exactly what Jesus expects from His followers. He gave a specific pedagogy that is timeless and changeless. The words of Christ bind every Christian… Continue Reading “Disciple! Who”

Disciple! Assurance Q&A

Friends, here is the belated Q&A post over the lesson Disciple! Assurance. Sorry for the delay. We had some bandwidth problems in Ecuador. (Perhaps our internet caught Covid-19)

Disciple! Assurance

Jesus wraps His Missionary enterprise, His disciple-making Commission in the power of His authority. Time and geography have not abated the authority with which Christ sends us into the world. We are to undertake His Commission in the extraordinary power of His authority. Today’s… Continue Reading “Disciple! Assurance”

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