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  • How Jesus Trained The Disciples

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Dec 1, 2020
     | 2,090 views

    Robert E. Coleman wrote the book, The Master's Plan of Evangelism, and gave us the principles that Jesus used to spread the Gospel around the world until He returns. Here is the list: 1. SELECTION:   “He chose from the twelve.” (Luke 6:13)  2. ASSOCIATION: The principle of ...read more

  • So, What Is A Disciple? Is A Disciple A Pupil? ...  PRO

    Contributed by Thomas H on Jan 20, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,040 views

    So, what is a disciple? Is a disciple a pupil? Is a disciple a student? Is he or she someone who learns all about the Bible so they will know a lot? So they can rattle off the five points of Calvinism or give a deep discussion on the differences between premillennialism, post millennialism and ...read more

  • The Diverse Disciples

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 24, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,280 views

    THE DIVERSE DISCIPLES I have always been a bit of a loner. I was not the sort of person you wanted in your team. I didn't fit. If Jesus hadn't come into my life, I am sure I would have ended up as a starving artist or at least a hermit - a recluse with a long beard, black jeans, T-shirt and ...read more

  • Rabbis And Disciples

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 12, 2009
     | 2,131 views

    RABBIS AND DISCIPLES "Parables such as those Jesus used were extremely prevalent among ancient Jewish sages, and over 4,000 of them have survived in rabbinic literature...the rabbis of Jesus’ day spent much of their time traveling throughout the country...to communicate their teachings and ...read more

  • Making Disciples  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,917 views

    [Illustration] D. E. Host, who followed Hudson Taylor, wrote a book called Behind the Ranges. He was trying to analyze a problem he had seen while working in two different villages in China: the people with whom he lived and worked were not doing very well, but the people in the other village ...read more

  • A Follower, Not A Disciple  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Mar 13, 2001
    based on 132 ratings
     | 4,389 views

    William Barclay writes: It’s possible to be a follower of Jesus without being a disciple; to be a camp-follower without being a soldier of the king; to be a hanger-on in some great work without pulling one’s weight. Once someone was talking to a great scholar about a younger man. He said, "So ...read more

  • Secret Disciples

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 4, 2010
     | 2,607 views

    "Secret disciples are weak ...read more

  • Love Of A Disciple  PRO

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Jul 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,481 views

    LOVE OF A DISCIPLE Tertullian, an early Christian author, reported that the Romans would exclaim, "See how they love one another," and Justin Martyr, a Greek-speaking Christian apologist, sketched Christian love this way: "We who used to value the acquisition of wealth and possessions more than ...read more

  • Disciples In Clay

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Apr 8, 2013
     | 3,985 views

    DISCIPLES IN CLAY Peter Marshall, in a sermon entitled, "Disciples in Clay," pictured the apostles before an examining board which was appointed to choose Jesus' close associates. Peter stood there smelling of fish -- uncouth, uncultured, impetuous, uncultured, and impulsive. Andrew, James, and ...read more

  • Strange Bedfellows! (11.14.05--Christian ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 10, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,017 views

    Strange Bedfellows! (11.14.05--Christian Soldiers!--Exodus 8:25-29) Many years ago I was an avid smoker. I smoked a pipe, cigarettes and cigars. Anything that had nicotine in it, I was putting a match to. Then I decided to quit. I threw away the cigarettes and cigars and put my pipes in their ...read more

  • In Closing I Want To Tell You About A Little ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 1,758 views

    In closing I want to tell you about a little girl who loved the Lord and longed to share the message of salvation with those who had never heard it. So she contributed a penny to a missionary to help with the work of evangelizing the people of Burma. That small coin was all she had, but it was ...read more

  • Have You Heard Of The Man Who Claims And Boasts ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jul 19, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,886 views

    Have you heard of the man who claims and boasts of being the #1 NBA fan, and makes pro basketball his top priority? Listen to what he wrote in a national sports magazine recently. “April & May are not only my favorite months because of the NBA play-offs but they are my credit card company’s ...read more

  • Why Do You Follow Jesus? Patrick Morley Has Some ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 12, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 9,839 views

    Why do you follow Jesus? Patrick Morley has some important things to say about our answer to this question. "The American gospel has evolved into a gospel of addition without subtraction. It is a belief that we can add Christ to our lives, but not subtract sin. It is a change in ...read more

  • A Fencing Contractor Was Talking With A Rich ...  PRO

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,614 views

    A fencing contractor was talking with a rich property owner about his chances of going to heaven. The rich man believed that God would be pleased with his efforts. He said, “I’ve lived a good life and been hardworking and giving to worthy causes. Sure, I hide some of my income so it doesn’t get ...read more

  • There's A Wonderful Story About Jimmy Durante, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,277 views

    There’s a wonderful story about Jimmy Durante, one of the great entertainers of a generation ago. He was asked to be a part of a show for World War II veterans. He told them his schedule was very busy and he could afford only a few minutes, but if they wouldn’t mind his doing one short monologue ...read more

  • Opportunities Have Time Limits. We Are All ...  PRO

    Contributed by Rudy Klimes on Dec 27, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,001 views

    Opportunities have time limits. We are all aliens on this earch and our alien residence card is ...read more

  • Kirby Puckett: Disciple  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 23, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,160 views

    KIRBY PUCKETT: DISCIPLE Few have illustrated the process of imitating Jesus as an apprentice, a student, a disciple than Kirby Puckett, who was the centerfielder for 13 years for the Minnesota Twins baseball team. He had a career batting average of .318, made the All Star lineup ten years in a ...read more

  • Branded As Christ's Disciple

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 5,194 views

    BRANDED AS CHRIST'S DISCIPLE Two Texans were trying to impress each other with the size of their ranches. One asked the other, "What's the name of your ranch?" He replied, "The Rocking R, ABC, Flying W Circle C, Bar U, Staple Four, Box D, Rolling M, Rainbow's End, Silver Spur Ranch." The ...read more

  • A Disciple Knows His Father  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 19, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,850 views

    A DISCIPLE KNOWS HIS FATHER A shepherd was looking after his sheep one day on the side of a deserted road, when suddenly a brand new Porsche screeches to a halt. The driver, a man dressed in an Armani suit, Timberland shoes, Versace designer sunglasses, A Rolex watch, and a Pierre Cardin tie, ...read more

  • As Disciples Of Jesus, We Are To Become By The ...  PRO

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Nov 26, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,100 views

    As disciples of Jesus, we are to become by the Holy Spirit like our Master as He Himself tells us in Matthew 10:25, “It is enough for the student to be like His Teacher, and the servant like His master.” By the power of the Holy Spirit working in us, may we this Advent become more like Jesus who ...read more