Matthew 28: 1- 20, Jesus is Risen! The word "disciple" literally means someone who pledges to be a "learner." Moreover, it is a commitment and a process.
Matthew 27: 1- 26, Jesus is handed over! Jesus was obedient! Jesus suffered on our behalf!
Matthew 26: 47- 75, Arrest and Betrayal: This passage continues the theme of missed opportunities.
Matthew 19: 13-30, Stripping Ourselves of What Holds Us.
Matthew 18: 21-35, The Problem of Unforgiveness.
God calls us as leaders of His Church to carry out His plans and accomplish His mission of reproducing communities of Christ-formed authentic disciples. We do this by equipping our people to know and teach Christ's redemptive reign as missionaries sent by God, to live and proclaim Christ's Kingdom to the world.
Matthew 23: 1-39, Woe to Hypocrites!The Word of God is our authority!
Matthew 21: 33-46, The Parable of the Wicked Tenants, is about rejection.
Matthew 21: 18-32, Jesus' Authority! The fig tree refused to do as it was designed to do-to produce fruit.
Matthew 20: 20-34, Real Greatness is in Serving and Following.