LESSON Month 01-Day 30
discipleship program is uniquely designed to make disciples for Christ
using the Word and a simple process of multiplication while increasing your
circle of friends and having fun.
Keep in mind that we
are entering in to the last days and there is a desperate need for prepared
kingdom workers who understand the times in which we live!
Matthew 20:17-34 and Matthew 21:1-22. Please Underline
verses that will help you make 12 spiritual warfare disciples for Jesus.
Identify, in a way you
can come back to for review, what scripture from today’s reading that will
help you make 12 spiritual warfare disciples for Jesus. You may want to
highlight the scripture in your bible or you may want to write it out – how
ever you can best come back for reminder and review.
Why do we have double scripture readings today?
months of 30
but the New Testament reading schedule was originally created for the
D: In other words,
our Month 1 has 30 days but January has 31 days, right?
S: Right. Can you
guess why 12
months of 30
D: So new people can
begin with Month 1 Day 1 at the beginning of any month?
D: So I might have
people in my
who are doing various months of the training?
S: Yes, it works
D: What do you have
to share with us today?
S: In our scripture
reading today, Jesus tells us to serve others.
D: May I be frank?
D: I’d rather be
served than to serve others. Is that unusual?
S: That’s how most of
us feel until we understand the benefits of serving God by serving
D: You have my
S: Jesus instructs
us to serve in order to “become great” and to “be first”
D: Later, in Matthew
23:11, Jesus says: “But he who is greatest among you shall be your
24:44-51, Jesus says He is coming back unexpectedly but, in a parable, He
tells us to be a “faithful and wise servant” and we will be
D: Mark 9:35 reports,
“And He (Jesus) sat down, called the 12, and said to them, ‘If
anyone desires to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of
S: Jesus says that He
came, “…to serve…” (verse 28). Jesus Christ, the King
of kings (1 Timothy 6:15), humbled himself to serve us. That’s
amazing, isn’t it?
D: Yes. Is this why
you answer the phone,
“El Paso for Jesus.
How may we serve you?”
S: Yes. The apostle
Paul says in 1 Corinthians 9:19, “…I have made myself a servant to
all, that I might win the more (for Jesus).” In 2 Timothy
2:24-26 it says, “And the servant of the Lord…” must
witness to the lost, “…so they may know the truth… .”
D: Does that mean
that, as I am a servant to God and others, I am to witness to
S: Yes, and some of
them will probably join your 12. Jesus will then say to you,
“…Well done, good and faithful servant. … Enter into the joy of you
Lord” (Matthew 25:21).