Meanwhile, the eleven disciples were on their way to Galilee, headed for the mountain Jesus had set for their reunion. The moment they saw Him they worshiped Him. Some, though, held back, not sure about worship, about risking themselves totally. – Matthew 28:16-17, The Message
We all have heard of “The Great Commission,” but the verse that precedes this cornerstone of Christianity might shake you. We see that even after knowing that Jesus had risen from the dead, fulfilled prophesies, proven all that He said was true, and stood before them in the flesh – some were still not ready to believe and give their whole heart. Yet He entrusted them with His most important instructions – and trusting us still today. They succeeded, so can we.