Bible Passage: Matthew 28:16-20
Big idea: Disciples, disciple – confident in the authority and presence of Jesus.
Risen Jesus called a meeting (16-17).
Risen Jesus has all authority (18).
Making disciples includes sharing the gospel with the lost (19a).
Making disciples includes baptizing those who get saved (19b).
Making disciples includes teaching the saved the Christian faith (20a).
Risen Jesus says take courage because He is with us always (20b).
disciple (n): A learner, following Jesus with others.
disciple (v): A leader, guiding others toward Jesus.