From: Sophereth at Kirjath Sepher
To: those that will go and teach…..
. Matthew 28:17,18,19 KJV says: and when they saw Him, they worshipped Him: …..And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. GO YE therefore, and TEACH all nations…..TEACHING them to observe ALL THINGS whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
. Matthew 28: 17,18,19 Amplified says: And when they saw Him, they fell down and worshipped Him; …..Jesus approached, and breaking the silence, said to them, All authority (all power of rule) in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. GO THEN and MAKE DISCIPLES of all the nations,…..TEACHING them to observe EVERYTHING that I have commanded you, and behold, I am with you all the days (perpetually, uniformly, and on every occasion), to the very close and consummation of the age. Amen (so let it be).
. There has been a widespread misunderstanding of these scriptures. What Jesus instructed as He left was this: GO! MAKE DISCIPLES! How? By TEACHING them!
. Too many people have been told: “Repeat this prayer after me.” Then they have been taught: Now you go and tell them: “Repeat this prayer after me.”
. In this monumental hour that we are living in, the instruction still seems to be: “Go and cause them to repeat this prayer after you.”
. Then they are left.
. Not washed in water. (the water of the Word)
. not salted.
. not swaddled at all. Ezekiel 16:4-6.
. not taught ALL THINGS, EVERYTHING, that He has commanded us.
. What Jesus instructed was this: Go! MAKE DISCIPLES! How? BY TEACHING THEM!
. teach. Strongs Concordance #3100 from 3101. to become a pupil. to disciple. i.e. to enroll as a scholar. be disciple. instruct. teach. a learner. pupil. disciple. from 3129. to learn (in any way) learn. understand.
. The runaway “prosperity message”, so prevalent today, “a disciple of Jesus does not make.”
. If the people are taught primarily about how to acquire money, they will be a disciple of how to acquire money.
. If the people are taught Jesus, they will be a disciple of Jesus.
. Silver and gold, money, will be thrown out into the streets before this thing is over. What then?