Matthew 28:19 – 20
19 Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. 20 Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
Jesus gave this commissioning to his disciples. I believe this is the exact message Christ is calling us to today.
On Sunday we concluded the Bible series that we have been following for the last few months. We concluded with the ‘End of the Story’. The story of revelation. The story began with, ‘In the beginning God…’ and the story ends with, ‘Yes, I am coming soon! Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!’
Since early in the fall until this past Sunday, the majority of our Sunday morning messages have come directly from the Bible. We have also used the book Multiply by Francis Chan as the sermon outline for the Sunday morning messages. I would encourage you to find and read the book Multiply by Francis Chan (www.multiplymovement.com)
Dear Celebration Church, we are called to make disciples who make disciples. We are called to baptize. We are called to teach these new disciples and all of us, as disciples, to obey all the commands Christ has given.
We, as today’s disciples of Jesus Christ, need to be fully aware that Christ is with us always. He is with us every moment. He is with us every second. In the joy. In the sorrow. In the journey. The end is coming and Christ will be with us until the very end.
Friends, how will we finish the story? Will we simply just complete it? Will we be inspiring others to complete the story with joy and hunger for God? We know that the end of the story comes with Christ’s victorious return. What is to be determined is how will we be during that victorious return.