Preached by Ps Michael Ridley on 4/07/2021

Abide, Go, Make

Jesus’ last and most important instructions to his disciples was empowering, challenging and expected; the making of disciples.

What exactly does the discipleship mean and how do we fulfil his instructions?  Be blessed as we unpack this vital expectation in the Christian faith.

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Scripture References

Matthew 28:16-20
16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”  (NIV)

John 15:5
“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.  (NIV)

Mark 12:30-31

30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”    (NIV)

Proverbs 3:6
in all your ways submit to him,
and he will make your paths straight.  (NIV)

Psalm 127:1
1 Unless the Lord builds the house,
    the builders labor in vain.
Unless the Lord watches over the city,
    the guards stand watch in vain.  (NIV)

Proverbs 21:3
To do what is right and just
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.  (NIV)

2 Chronicles 26:4-5
He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, just as his father Amaziah had done. He sought God during the days of Zechariah, who instructed him in the fear of God. As long as he sought the Lord, God gave him success.  (NIV)

Genesis 18:19
19 For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.” (NIV)