Is Jesus Discipleship Like Ours?


God expect us to have fruits, we are the branches of the true vine (John 15). We are trees of justice planted for God’s glory (Isaiah 60:21) and we shall have fruits as trees of life fed from the river of the Spirit we shall have fruits in all seasons and our leaves shall be for the healing of the nations (Revelation 22:2). Jesus discipleship to his disciples took at least three years, in which they end up doing what he was doing and after his ascension to the Father he promised to them that the church would do even greater things than those He did:

“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father” (John 14:12 ESV).

Jesus’ disciples’ “graduation” (using secular words and concepts that have deformed the kingdom discipleship) was the Great Commission. Jesus graduated them by saying: “Now that you have learn and I no longer will be with you until the end; because I am going to my Father, go and with my authority and power in you through my Spirit be witnesses of me, demonstrate the veracity of my kingdom over sin, death and injustice. Be the light and the salt of this world and cover the earth, go to all nations, speak with every single human being you find; and tell them the good news that I am king and that my kingdom overcame the kingdom of evil. Demonstrate this truth by casting out demons, by healing the sick and by resurrecting the dead; I will be with you in my Spirit to do this things though you in order for you to have fruits and our Father to be glorified in the entire world. Finished this task and then I will come in glory”. Then the apostles went out and Luke recorded their deeds in the book of Acts to demonstrate that the church is the house and things could be changed. Are we having the same kind of “graduations” now with our discipleships? If not we a re not doing what he sent us to do: “make disciples in all nations, just like I did with you”.[1]


[1] I choose to paraphrase and summarize the Great Commission’s accounts fount in the Gospels and in the book of Acts.

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