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The Great Commission is one command (Making Disciples)
surrounded by three participles:
This is understood as a non-negotiable. It is assumed that we are always going. Jesus is telling all those who recognize His lordship that wherever and however you go, make disciples.
Jesus is describing the symbolic gesture of being initiated into His fold. The focus is witnessing, so the task of baptizing in this text is mainly evangelistic in nature.
Jesus wants us to teach disciples all that He commanded. By teaching what Jesus taught, the church becomes an extension of His ministry. Though this education must not be just a digestion of theology, but equipping people to obey all that Jesus commanded.
4. MULTIPLYING DISCIPLES (2 Tim 2:2)
Making reproducible disciples who can make disciples of others.