Go! Go! Go! (Part 2) Matthew 28:16-20. Availability Worship Submission Obedience Power. Go! Go! Go! Matthew 28:16-20. Obedience Therefore – because of this authority Make disciples – believing and learning John 6:66 cf. John 8:31 Luke 18:18-23 Receive and submit
Therefore – because of this authority
Make disciples – believing and learning
John 6:66 cf. John 8:31
Receive and submit
True disciples will be making disciples too!
One time command – see Gen. 1:28
Requirements for making disciples
As you are going .....
Carries the idea of already happening
Clear that church is to go to the world and not the world to the church
Romans 1:16 cf. John 4:22
Jews to Gentiles
Baptizing – immerse in water
outward profession of an inward event
union w/ Christ – death, burial, resurrection
act of submission – Romans 6:3,4
no part in the work of salvation – Eph. 2:8
God-ordained & commanded it – Eph. 4:4-6
Teaching – to observe all commanded
a true disciple is a learner and a follower
studying, understanding, and obeying are a lifelong task – Acts 20:27
Holy Spirit is our teacher but we have been called to be facilitators – Jn. 14:23ff
Hebrews 5:9 cf. Romans 6:17
lo – emphatic reminder
I myself am – emphatic form to call special attention
reminding us of His constant presence
reminding us of power in the Holy Spirit
always – all the days
until the end
As you are going, are you sharing the life changing message of Jesus Christ?
Have you been obedient to God in the waters of baptism?
Are you in relationships in which you are being taught and teaching others?
Would you consider yourself a true disciple, both a believer and a learner, for the fulfillment of the Great Commission?
Is our church doing what is necessary to fulfill the Great Commission?