Been thinking a lot lately about being a Disciple and just what Jesus had in mind when He spoke these last words to the Disciples.
Matthew 28:19-20 (The Message)
“Jesus, undeterred, went right ahead and gave his charge: "God authorized and commanded me to commission you: Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. I'll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age."
I guess a couple of things really stand out to me.
- Train everyone you meet in this way of Life
- Instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you
So, the question we must ask is pretty simple. Does the Life I am living before them match the message that comes from my mouth. Or another way to say it is “does my Life look like what Jesus had in mind?”
I look in the mirror often and ask myself...”Does my walk match my message? and if people follow me where will I lead them?”
Have you looked in the mirror lately? They are following......
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