Disciples Who Make Disciples To The End Of The Age

By Rich McFate, July 17, 2020

We live in a fallen, broken earth with a deceived world order system that mostly denies, defies or defiles the knowledge of and the truths of God. I am calling it the Kingdom of and . Listen to what scripture has to say about where we PHYSICALLY live and die.

Romans 1:18-21

2 Corinthians 4:4

Ephesians 4:18

Romans 3:23

Our sin, if left undealt with, is part of this Kingdom of Death and Darkness and holds us by its dominion, and guilty parties with its judgement, punishment and future destruction.

Romans 6:23

John 1:4-5

John 1:9-12

Jesus is our , our one and only means of deliverance, our one and only one escape from the power and dominion and punishment of sin, darkness and death.

He alone is change our eternal address to be with Him in heaven. By His authority above all authorities alone, He pronounces us full citizens of God’s Kingdom of Life and Truth and Light.

1 Peter 3:18

John 5:24

John 14:6

This spiritual crossing over, this spiritual transformation has been for fully by God’s through the life, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus.

Ephesians 2:8

Grow in our Salvation Go where God leads us Give of our ourselves Glorify God in all we do

2 Corinthians 5:17

Galatians 2:20

When we have a Young Believer, those of us who are further along need to help them learn how to . This process is often called , or FOLLOW-UP TRAINING.

I Peter 2:2-3

2 Timothy 3:16

The to live the Christian life comes through Christ being the our life.

I Timothy 4:12.

Now is the time for others to invest even more in the life of the Young Disciple in the processes of through LIFE ON LIFE TRAINING.

2 Timothy 2:2

2 Timothy 2:15

2 Timothy 3:16-17

After some time of LIFE ON LIFE TRAINING, which varies for each person, the Young Disciple moves into the category of a Mature Disciple or Worker. This also is not the end of spiritual growth or training, but it provides increasing opportunities to more of oneself to God.

Being a Disciple is the desired level I believe that Jesus wants for one of His children.

Matthew 9:36-37

John 13:34-35

Matthew 28:18-20

In God’s continuing great love of His Children and His nurturing provision for them, He will take some from the Mature Disciples and give them , Certain , and a to use in Obedience to their Lord for special service in helping His children grow and mature.

Romans 12:6-8,10,11

Ephesians 4:11-16

John 15:8

• The Christian life is more effectively than . • Followers of Christ need to be focused on person-by-person-by-person. • Followers of Christ need to be growth across life stages.

  1. Where do you place yourself in this diagram I have presented this morning?
  2. What are you doing to move yourself in Growing towards being a Mature Disciple?
  3. If you are Mature Disciple in what ways may God be working in you to Go where he leads, Give of yourself, and Glorify Him in all that you do?
  4. Is there at least one person who is investing in your life as a Life on Life Disciplemaker? If not, how are you going to find that person?
  5. Are you currently helping someone else to grow towards being a Mature Disciple? If not, what can you do to get started?

I John 4:4

Ephesians 6:10-12

2 Corinthians 10:3-5

2 Peter 1:3-4