Entrust Everything You’ve Got Into Another
2 Tim. 2:1-7
Paul instructed his disciple, Timothy, to take everything he had learned and entrust it with others who would turn and do the same thing. To multiply disciples, we must be intentional with our relationships for Kingdom purposes.
The Great Commission Recap (Matt. 28:18-20)
- Commission to the World – Mission Partnerships
- Commitment to the Church – Church Ministries
- Commandment for Discipleship – Gospel Groups
- Communion with Jesus – Worship Services
The Teacher (2 Tim. 2:1-2)
- The teacher invests into a student in order to make another teacher.
- Discipleship was never intended to be a movement grown by addition but by multiplication.
The Solider (2 Tim. 2:3-4)
- The soldier makes sacrifices for the benefit of others.
- Make sure whatever you are living for is worth the one life you have to offer.
The Athlete (2 Tim. 2:5)
- The athlete disciplines himself in order to be crowned.
- The best way to stay on track during the race is to focus on who is waiting for you behind the finish line.
The Farmer (2 Tim. 2:6)
- The farmer prepares the soil to experience the harvest.
- There is no greater reward for a hard-working disciple than when God provides a spiritual harvest.
In whom will you intentionally invest in order to multiply disciples?
Travis Agnew serves as the Lead Pastor of Rocky Creek Church in Greenville, SC. His most recent book is Distinctive Discipleship. He is married to Amanda and the father of two sons and one daughter. Travis graduated from North Greenville University with a B.A. in Christian Studies and earned his M.Div. and D.Min. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, with his doctoral focus on family discipleship.