About the Great Commission

 

 

  1. What commission has Jesus Christ given to His Church?

Jesus Christ commanded His Church to proclaim the Gospel and make disciples everywhere in the world.

  • Jesus Christ commanded His Church to proclaim the Gospel (Mark 16:15)
  • Jesus Christ commanded His Church to make disciples everywhere (Matthew 28:19)
  • Tell the child how you were led to Christ. Tell them about the people that shared the Gospel with you and discipled you.

 

  1. What is the Gospel?

The Gospel is the good news that Jesus Christ was crucified for the sins of the world, died, and rose again on the third day, and that anyone who repents of their sins and trusts in Christ will be forgiven of their sins and receive the gift of eternal life.

  • The Gospel is the good news that Jesus Christ died for sins and rose again (1 Corinthians 15:1-4)
  • The Gospel is the good news that anyone who repents and believes will be forgiven and receive eternal life (Luke 24:47, John 3:16)
  • Tell the child to share the Gospel with you as if you were a non-Christian. Help them if they forget any of the main points.

 

  1. How does Christ tell His Church to make disciples?

Christ tells His people to make disciples by baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that He has commanded.

  • Christ tells His people to make disciples by baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19)
  • Christ tells His people to make disciples by teaching them to obey all that He commanded (Matthew 28:20)
  • Explain to the child why you are grateful to be a disciple of Jesus Christ.
  • Take time to pray for them that they will also become a disciple of Jesus Christ.
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