Friday: Further Study: Discipling the Nations

Further Study: Read Ellen G. White, The Great Commission, pp. 25-34; Pentecost, pp. 35-46, in The Acts of the Apostles; In the Outer Court, pp. 621-626, The Good Samaritan, pp. 497-505, in The Desire of Ages. “A certain Samaritan, in his journey, came where the sufferer was, and when he saw him, he had compassion … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Great Commission

Read Romans 15:12; Acts 1:7-8; John 11:52-53; Matthew 28:19-20. What’s the essential message here, and how does this message fit in so well with the three angels’ messages of Revelation 14? God’s final work is incomplete until the eternal gospel expressed in the message of the three angels found in Revelation 14 has crossed every … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Breaking Down Barriers

Read John 7:35, 8:48, and Luke 10:27-37. In what way do these verses show why regional, ethnic, and other barriers should have no place among Christians as they seek to make disciples among all nations? Some of the leaders’ contempt for Jesus knew no bounds. Again, the terrible irony was that those who should have … [Click to read more …]

10: Discipling the Nations – Lesson Plan
Michael Fracker

Key Thought : We need to join Christ in overturning the racial, ethnic, and language barriers that hinder the gospel presentation.. [Lesson plan for Discipling the Nations March 3, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Luke 4:25-30. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: “We Would See Jesus”

Read John 12:20-32. How is the universality of the gospel message revealed in these verses? Jerusalem was buzzing with rumors. Christ’s triumphal entry had just occurred. Hosannas, though, were quickly replaced by questions. What was going to happen next? Would Jesus be crowned king? Among the crowd assembling for Passover were Greek worshipers. Notice their … [Click to read more …]

Monday: Woe Unto Thee!

Read Matthew 11:20-24, Luke 4:25-30, 17:11-19, and John 10:16. What crucial message comes from these texts? How can we take what is written here and apply it to ourselves, in our own time and context? What principle is revealed here that we have to be very careful about? Christ wanted His own people, those who … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: The Prophets Foretold

Ancient prophets foretold the conversion of non-Jewish people (Gentiles) to a scripturally based faith. Heathen deities, pagan worship, and destructive lifestyles would be toppled by uncompromising submission to, and faith in, Jehovah. Israel’s enemies would stream into Jerusalem begging for admission, thirsting for spiritual knowledge. Israel’s commission was to broadcast God’s universal invitation to the … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Discipling the Nations

Read for This Week’s Study: Isa. 56:6-8; Matt. 11:20-24; John 12:20-32; Rom. 15:12; Acts 1:7-8. Memory Text: For My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations. (Isaiah 56:7, NKJV) Christ’s message, from its inception, was destined for everyone everywhere. Early on the gospel went worldwide, because it is universally applicable. Doubtless, … [Click to read more …]