Presentation on theme: "Charge. And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing."— Presentation transcript:
And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.“ Matthew 28:18-20
Our Charge We are being entrusted by our Lord Jesus Christ with His authority, to go on a mission to make disciples of all nations.
Title Charge is about Sending and it’s not about Retiring
Psalms 92:12-15 The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God. They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green, to declare that the Lord is upright; he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
Title Charge is about being under authority and exercising authority.
Charge is about Serving and it’s not about being Served “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.“ Mark 10:45
“It is only because he became like us that we can become like him.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship
Charge is about being equipped and equipping.
Ephesians 4:11-14 work of ministry building up the body of Christ
Charge is about Producing Fruit and it’s not about Possessing Information
Charge is about Maturity and Ministry Ministry Maturity