We have one job: make disciples

We have one job…”make disciples”
Matthew 28=16-20

by Thom Bacon


I. Jesusʼ resurrection inspires WORSHIP from His disciples. 

Matthew 28:16-17

Who are we allowed to worship? 

Exodus 34:14
Deuteronomy 6:13
Deuteronomy 10:20

Had Jesus been worshipped before? 

Matthew 8:2
Matthew 9:18
Matthew 14:33
Matthew 15:25
Matthew 28:9

II. Jesusʼ resurrection demonstrates His AUTHORITY/POWER to His disciples.

Matthew 28:18

Jesusʼ power before His death

Jesusʼ power at his death & resurrection

John 10:17-18

Jesusʼ power in the future 

Luke 21:27
Revelation 19:11-16

III. Jesusʼ resurrection demands OBEDIENCE from His disciples to His commission

Matthew 28:19-20a

What does it mean to “make disciples”? 

John 8:31

Unbelievers —> Coverts —>Baptized believers/Church Members —>Disciples

IV. Jesusʼ resurrection guarantees His enduring PRESENCE with His disciples.

Matthew 28:20b
Acts 1:8-9

For yourself
For your family
For your church