Read Luke 1 today.

This first chapter of the Gospel of Luke begins Jesus’ birth narrative. Yet before Luke begins the story, he shares his reason for writing. He carefully investigated what was being said about Jesus to separate the truth from the rumors. He wrote it rather than merely speaking it. The process of writing forces greater order and precision. And he did this for the purpose of helping someone else grow in their faith. He was learning, considering, and sharing.
Given that the ‘job description’ of a Christian, a follower of Jesus, is to make disciples, have we made a careful investigation about Jesus? Have we spent time and energy reading through the Gospels recently? Or are we depending on the recollections of lessons from out childhood?
Luke is a great place to start. Make a careful investigation.
Luke 1:1-4 NLT
Many people have set out to write accounts about the events that have been fulfilled among us. [2] They used the eyewitness reports circulating among us from the early disciples. [3] Having carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I also have decided to write a careful account for you, most honorable Theophilus, [4] so you can be certain of the truth of everything you were taught.
Matthew 28:18-20 NLT
Jesus came and told his disciples, “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. [19] Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. [20] Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”