After Jesus’ resurrection, He spent time with his disciples, teaching them many things. This period was crucial for the development of Christianity. Today, we will take a look at some of the lessons that Jesus taught his disciples during this time.
The Importance of Faith
Jesus emphasized the importance of faith to his disciples after his resurrection. He wanted them to understand that their faith in him was not misplaced. In John 20:29, he says, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”
Jesus wanted his disciples to understand that it is their unwavering faith in him that would enable them to spread the gospel message throughout the world. He also reminded them that he would always be with them, even if they couldn’t see him physically.
Forgiveness and Redemption
Another important lesson that Jesus taught his disciples after his resurrection was forgiveness and redemption. He showed them that forgiveness is possible for everyone who repents and turns away from their sins.
In Luke 24:46-47, Jesus said, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations.”
By forgiving our sins through His death and resurrection, Jesus paved the way for redemption and eternal life.
The Great Commission
One of the most critical lessons Jesus taught his disciples after His resurrection was The Great Commission. In Matthew 28:19-20, He said, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.”
This commandment showed His followers how to spread His message throughout the world by making more disciples. Through this commission, Jesus tasked his disciples with continuing His work and spreading the good news of the gospel to all nations.
In conclusion, Jesus taught his disciples many things after his resurrection. He emphasized the importance of faith, forgiveness, redemption, and the great commission.
These lessons helped to lay the foundation for Christianity and remain relevant today. As we continue to spread His message throughout the world, we must remember that His teachings are just as vital today as they were over 2000 years ago.