- What commission has Jesus Christ given to His Church?
Jesus Christ commanded His Church to proclaim the Gospel to everyone and to make disciples everywhere.
(Mark 16:15, Matthew 28:19)
- 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.
(1 Corinthians 15:1-4, Luke 24:47, John 3:16)
- In what way does Christ instruct His Church to make disciples?
Christ instructs 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 Christ has commanded.
- How can the Church fulfill this commission?
The Church can fulfill this commission through the power of the Holy Spirit, knowing that Christ goes with them, and that He has all authority in heaven and on earth.
(Acts 1:8, Matthew 28:18-20)