Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Journal Entry #7

Yesterday morning I finished reading through the Bible and today I am starting over again. I enjoy reading through the Bible because it gives me a sense of accomplishment. I also enjoy reading through the Bible because it builds a good habit. And I enjoy reading through the Bible because each time through it I find something that I did not see the times before.

Recently I was reviewing Matthew and the Great Commission and discovered something new. Matthew 28:19-20 “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.”

I have read this passage many times and even shared it with my youth group as our call to share the gospel with everyone we know. But I didn’t see something when I read through it in the past. Matthew 28:16-17 says, “Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.”

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