WHAT HAPPENED TO THE GREAT COMMISSION?

great commission matthew 28:16-20 the great commission Feb 22, 2021

What ever happened to the great commission?

That standard is called discipleship, and we read about it in Matthew 28:16-20

16 Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them.

17 And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted.

18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

If Jesus Christ resurrected from the dead and proclaimed victory over death, hell, and the grave, why do so many Christians look just like the world, living defeated lives?

Many people have heard of the Great Commission in Bible study or in a church sermon. Just as Jesus, Himself, is the only way, truth, and life, and no one can come to the Father but through Him (John 14:6), Jesus instituted the standard for how to follow Him.

 

In this passage, we see Jesus as our Lord and Saviour, with all authority over heaven and earth. He gives orders to His followers to make disciples by baptizing them and teaching them to obey His commands.

The word “obedience” in this day and age has become almost like a curse word. However, Jesus teaches that in order to be set free to follow Him and live the life He has called for you to live, you must obey His commands.

Step into God's calling for you today!

 

EXPLORE OUR 100+ KEYS FOR LIVING RESOURCES

Each of the Women of Faith Resources present God’s heart on the respective life challenges, while revealing ways to walk in spiritual victory.  With a simple step-by-step and easy-to-understand process.

LEARN MORE

Stay connected with news and updates!

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.
Don't worry, your information will not be shared.

Women of Faith is a global ministry, specializing in the use of all forms of media & technology, as a conduit to connect people to people and exponentially grow friends and community globally and to create disciples 24/7, 365 days per year.  This allows Women of Faith to reach more people and to have more impact in growing God’s Kingdom.  Women of Faith is also committed to carrying the legacy of wisdom, story and authenticity, by providing various media, initiatives, resources, events, courses, studies, partnerships and programs.  These are utilized in delivering spiritual strength, life leadership, real relationships and to encourage and equip women to experience a deeper relationship with Jesus. Women of Faith's Foundational Voice is Alita Reynolds. 

DISCLAIMER:  The information contained in this resource is general in nature and is not intended to provide or be a substitute for advice, consultation or treatment with a duly licensed mental health practitioner or other medical professional. This resource is intended to provide practical faith-based guidelines for balanced living and is not a replacement for medical advice. Professional services should be pursued whenever necessary and/or appropriate. By utilizing this resource, individuals acknowledge that Women of Faith is not providing direct clinically-oriented mental health treatment or therapy, and that it does not create a therapeutic relationship between any individual and Women of Faith.  Individuals who use this resource also agree to indemnify and hold harmless, Women of Faith, its licensees, affiliates, and assigns, as well as the officers, agents, and employees of Women of Faith and its licensees, affiliates, and assigns, from and against any and all liability, loss, damages, costs, charges, legal fees, recoveries, judgments, penalties, and expenses, which may be obtained against, imposed upon or suffered by Women of Faith.Additionally, certain views and opinions expressed in this resource may be those from sources other than Women of Faithand do not necessarily represent the views of Women of Faith, nor imply an endorsement by Women of Faith. All rights are reserved worldwide and no part of this resource may be reproduced in any form (print or electronic) without the expressed written permission of Women of Faith.