Jesus explains that two aspects of disciple-making are baptism and teaching people to be obedient to his commands.
One speaks about drawing people into a living, transforming relationship with him, the other talks about an ongoing, life-long change to the way we live.
What can you do in both of these areas – in introducing people to Jesus, in helping them to follow him more closely?
Reading: Matthew 28:16-20
Questions to think about:
- How would you speak with someone about the need of repentance, of turning to Jesus for forgiveness of sin, of being baptised?
- Do you want to be more obedient to the commands of Jesus? If so, what are you going to do about that?
- What are the challenges you see in encouraging others to do what Jesus commanded? What are good ways of approaching this?