Mt. 28: 16-20 (NIVUK)
16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshipped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 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 has been crowned King, his crucifixion and resurrection his coronation. With his new underlined authority he sends us out as his subjects to share and grow the Kingdom, promising to be with us until his Kingdom comes in all it’s fullness. Even at this pinnacle verse 17 raises a question of us, which group will we be like…
Lord thank you for your promised presence, show me ways to serve you and experience it today!
Today’s New Testament in a Season readings: Mt. 28, Mark 1-2