An Understanding Of The Bible

1234 Words May 25th, 2016 5 Pages
In Matthew 28:18-20 18 the bible gives us an understanding of what it means to be a follower of Christ and to lead and help others to follow in Jesus lifestyle, it’s not always going to be easy but an understanding of what it means for us to disciple, this is not easy either but as long we trust in God to help us we can get through this. Also how important it is to disciple through evangelism. 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.”

After Jesus resurrected, authority was entrusted to me came to realization. He is not waiting passively in heaven for His glorious arrival as king but already He is exercising His lordship. The literal translation is a command: “You disciple.” The word disciple translates as “to become a learner. Matthew uses the aorist active imperative tense. This simply means an action that is absolutely required and occurring without end. It is surrounded by three participles Go, Baptize, and Teach. The first participle ‘going traveling’ is one of attendant circumstance. It is used to communicate an action that is equally as important as the word ‘Disciple. Therefore in Matthew’s mind, Go is understood as not only a nonnegotiable…
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