Famous last words

The Gospels contain not one, but four perspectives on what we call “The Great Commission.”

Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you.” Matt. 28:19

Jesus himself sent them out from east to west with the sacred and unfailing message of salvation that gives eternal life. Mk. 16:8  (shorter ver) Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone. Mark 16:15 (longer ver.)

“There is forgiveness of sins for all who repent.’ You are witnesses of all these things…And now I will send the Holy Spirit..wait…” Luke 24:47-49

“Receive the Holy Spirit. if you forgive anyone’s sins, they are forgiven. If you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven”  Jn. 19:22-23 “feed my sheep”  Jn. 21:15,16,17

Lord, help me to communicate Your message of grace as it relates to obedience, eternity, forgiveness, and nurture of others. Help me to wait for Your Holy Spirit before I open my mouth.