Is God still creating women in God’s image and calling them to discipleship today? The answer is yes!
“Then Jesus came to them and 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, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. …” (Matthew 28:18–20).
Many women know they should be disciples, but they are unclear what to do or if they’re already doing it. Jesus’ words are still the blueprint for discipleship today, yet many might say, “I’m not sure I understand what God has commanded me.”
Each disciple must establish her own practice of carrying out Jesus’ command. A doctor may be part of a practice with a team of doctors, but each physician brings her own gifts and skills to the group. How are you a disciple?
This message was excerpted from “Called to Discipleship” by Valora K Starr in the Spring 2016 issue of Interchange. Today we remember Matthew, apostle and evangelist. The readings are Ezekiel 2:8–3:11; Psalm 119:33-40; Ephesians 2:4-10; Matthew 9:9-13.