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Monday, May 2, 2016

Disciple Making

Three Things to Remember About Disciple Making:

1. Witnessing(Go): Teaching someone about personal relationships

1 Peter 4:10: Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.

1 Corinthians 9:22 (LB): “Whatever a person is like, I try to find common ground with him so that he will let me tell him about Christ, and let Christ save him.”

2. Mentoring(Make): Teaching someone to do what you do.

When Jesus called the disciples, He said, “Come follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

3. Investing(Teaching obedience): Teaching someone to be what you are, and that is a continual process. It’s not about a small circle of people – it’s about everyone.

1 Timothy 1:15a: Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners

John 3:16a: “For God so loved the world …”

1 John 2:2: He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.

1 Timothy 2:5–6: … the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all men

Go and make disciples. Amen?