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The "Great" Commission

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posted by Robert J. Young
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"Go into all the world and make disciples, baptizing them, and teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you, and I will always be with you."

Most people who have been Christians for even a short period of time have heard of the Great Commission. Many Christians can even tell you where in the Bible the Great Commission is found, and perhaps even that it appears in more than one version, generally near the end of one of the gospels.

If the Great Commission is really great, we should be doing all we can to answer God's call and accept his commission. We have been commissioned, just as people are commissioned in the military. We have been sent forth with a job to do. Perhaps we need to be reminded that the Great Commission is indeed great! The Great Commission....

Will you, dear Christian, recommit yourself to accepting God's commission, and going forth to make disciples?

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