Making disciples is not a commission given to just Apostles only but to every Christian as well. It implies that every Christian’s greatest calling in life is to work for the extension of God’s kingdom by joining with other believers in this endeavor; discipleship is a community project. In this passage, we learn how to make disciples for Christ by first becoming a disciple of Christ.
God already showed us in scriptures what it means for us to be His children, and what it costs us to follow Him. In many ways, the Cross of Jesus Christ is the way of Christian Life. He humbled Himself to the cross and sacrificed His own life for us, He suffered for our sake, He endured all kinds of rejection from His own people. In this passage, we see how the Cross becomes the model for christian life.
Jesus Christ picked up the least in the society to change the whole course of this world. He chose his disciples to establish his church and spread the gospel all over the world. So if you’re a follower of the Lord Jesus Christ, He commissions the same to you as he did with the disciples. Listen to this sermon on what does it actually mean to be a follower of Jesus Christ, our Savior and King.
What does it mean to seek the praise of God and not man. Take a listen.
In this sermon, Pastor Venkatesh explains how Jesus cares for his disciples. Jesus cares for us by calling us to his sabbath rest, by teaching us truth, and by providing us an abundance.
Jesus calls all his followers to be his disciples. What does this call look like in daily life? In this sermon, Pastor Venkatesh explains that being Jesus’s disciple means to love him above your family and vocation.