Loving God, Equipping People, Mentoring Leaders, Reaching Nations
As a disciple of the Lord Jesus we are called to follow Him and become like Him – sharing His character and His nature. As we follow Him He promises to make us tremendously good at fishing for human beings – influencing others in such a way that they enter into the Kingdom of God and become born again. He will equip us to do the work He has called us to do – to go into all the world and make more disciples.
This is not an option – it is a command. So focused is Jesus on this task of making disciples that the Bible was written to enable us to be complete (just like Him) and equipped (able to do what He did). 2 Timothy 3:16-17 states that these are the two purposes of the Scriptures. Too often we have missed this point and thus read the Bible for numerous other reasons. Read more