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  • Love Of A Disciple  PRO

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

    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 more

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

    Contributed by Thomas H on Jan 20, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    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 more

  • The Diverse Disciples

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 24, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    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 more

  • Making Disciples  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    [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 more

  • Disciples In Clay

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Apr 8, 2013

    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 more

  • A Follower, Not A Disciple  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Mar 14, 2001
    based on 132 ratings

    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 more

  • Rabbis And Disciples

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 11, 2009

    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 communicate their teachings and more

  • Secret Disciples

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 4, 2010

    "Secret disciples are weak 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

    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 more

  • The Disciples Realize There Is One In Their ...

    Contributed by John Stevenson on May 5, 2005

    The disciples realize there is One in their presence that transcends human understanding and it frightens them. If you have come into the presence of the Lord and you have not been just a little frightened, then you have not come into the presence of the Lord. C.S. Lewis captures the essence of more

  • It Becomes The Disciples Of Christ To Apply ...

    Contributed by Michael Carbaugh on Jan 26, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    "It becomes the disciples of Christ to apply themselves to him for instruction in prayer. Lord, teach us to pray, is itself a good prayer, and a very needful one, for it is a hard thing to pray well and it is Jesus Christ only that can more

  • How Can They Be Discipled?

    Contributed by J. Brad Campbell on Nov 5, 2006

    If a man or women can not be corrected How can they be discipled? And if they can not be discipled How can they be used of more

  • Get In The Game: Be A Disciple For Christ

    Contributed by Pastor Randall Timblin on Oct 23, 2017

    Discipleship is never easy. It’s not something that you are born with. However, when you are born again, it is something you should plan on doing. Discipleship can be as simple as sharing your testimony with others. Some of us don’t even have a testimony but should. What were you like more

  • Church Attendance Is As Vital To A Disciple As A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 7, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    "Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood more

  • Many Converts, Few Disciples  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 12, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Many Converts-Few Disciples: This is the conclusion of George Barna after 2 years of research. Is this why church-es have lost their relevance in American culture? Not one person polled, when asked to identify their most important goal for their life, said it was to be a committed follower of Jesus more

  • How Jesus Trained The Disciples

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Dec 1, 2020

    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 more

  • A Disciple Knows His Father  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 19, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    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, more

  • Branded As Christ's Disciple

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    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 more

  • Kirby Puckett: Disciple  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    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 more

  • Evangelism: Making Disciples

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 18, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    EVANGELISM: MAKING DISCIPLES If you walk out into the parking lot this evening and someone says to you, "How do I get to Atlanta?" You say, "Well, get in your car." Well, that’s good advice. That’s the start of it. But you also need to say, "Start your car and head south and a little bit east more