Sermon Bible Study Guides

Matthew 28:18-20 - September 29th 2017

The Great Commission

Read Matthew 28:18-20

  1. Who is Jesus speaking to?
  2. What ground or reason does Jesus give for what he instructs them to do?
  3. What does he tell them to do?
    1. What are the specific components of the mission given to them?
    2. What are the parts of making disciples?
  4.   What encouragement does he give them?


  1. How does who Jesus was addressing inform who is meant to carry out this commission? Who should today be leading in making disciples of all nations?
  2. How can you be involved in making disciples?
  3. What encouragements can we take from what Jesus says here as we make disciples?
  4. What is the relationship of baptism to making disciples? How should that shape the way we think about making disciples (Hint: Consider how Matt 16 and Matt 18 might inform the meaning of this passage).