Tag: Matthew 28:18-20

Thankful for Christ’s Total Authority!

Scripture reading for October 20th:  Matthew 26-28, Mark 1-2

Key Scriptures:  Matthew 28:18-20  “Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me.  Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.  And surely I am with you always to the very end of the age.”  

Jesus concluded His teaching ministry with a final command before He was taken up to heaven.  He stated that He had been given all authority in heaven and on earth.   He directed those under His authority to fulfill His will:  making disciples of all nations!  God’s world- wide family would be gathered from the nations as His inheritance and the ends of earth would be His possession.  No one will stop Christ’s total authority!

Thankful for Christ’s authority:  “In my vision at night I looked and there before me was One like a Son of Man, coming with the clouds of heaven.  He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into His presence.  He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshiped Him.  His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will never pass away, and His kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.”  (Daniel 7:13-14)

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