Be Baptized

Check in

Cast Vision

Review JITV “House” (Matt. 28:18-20; Acts 2:36-47)

Care

Ask “how are you?” (options: highs/lows, joys/frustrations, etc.)

Loving Accountability

Give an account of obedience to the goals which were set the previous week.

Worship

Share testimonies, give thanks, read a Psalm, sing, etc.

Read the Scriptures

1. Read the Command

Matthew 28:18-20
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

2. Read the Story

Acts 8:26-39
Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place. And he rose and went. And there was an Ethiopian, a eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasure. He had come to Jerusalem to worship and was returning, seated in his chariot, and he was reading the prophet Isaiah...

3. Re-tell the Story

Retell the story in your own words, keeping it as simple as possible, focusing on highlighting the main points of the lesson.

4. Discuss

• What does this passage show us about God? (who He is and what He does)
• What does this passage show us about people? (who we are and what we do)

Set Goals

Pray together and ask Jesus how he wants you to practice obedience to what you’ve learned. Share with one another your plan(s) for walking in obedience to Jesus’s teaching and the Holy Spirit’s guidance, and come to the next session prepared to share how it went!

Obey

Ask Jesus how He wants you to put what you’ve learned into practice this week.

Abide

Ask Jesus how He wants you to engage with Him this week.
(spiritual disciplines: prayer, Bible reading, etc.)

Train

Ask Jesus who you could train in what you are learning this week.

Share

Ask Jesus who you could share the gospel with this week.

Pray

Ask Jesus to give you the power to walk this out!

Go Deeper

Matthew 28:19: 3:5-6,11,13-17; Mark 1:4, 9; 16:16; Luke 3:16, 21-22; 24:49; John 1:29-34; 3:5-8; Acts 1:5, 8; 2:1-4, 38-39, 41; 8:9-12-17, 26-39; 9:17-18; 10:44-48; 16:14-15, 30-33; 18:8; Colossians 2:12; 1 Peter 3:21; Romans 6:3-4

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