Discipleship Training: Four Resources For You

Image of door with text Training to be a Disciple: Four Resources: the Bible, the Holy Spirit, Prayer, Jesus's Example

I.   What is a Discipleship Training?  Discipleship training teaches a person to be a follower of Jesus. Training to be a disciple of Jesus begins as soon as we repent of our sins and place our faith in Jesus as our Lord (Acts 26:20). But every successful training requires the right resources. Thankfully, there […]

Introduction to the New Testament

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The New Testament is the revelation of Jesus. It provides:  Evidence of Christ’s fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy Information on his birth, sinless life, teachings, death, and resurrection Teaching how Christians can live Christ-centered lives that are rich and full. Comfort in trials. I.   The New Testament as Part of God’s Word Many Christians don’t […]

Habitual Sins: Lead Me Not into Temptation, I Can Find It Myself (Part 2 of 2)

9 steps for overcoming habitual sins Am I Truly a Christian? Confronting Yourself Lifestyle Change The Bible is an Important Resource Memorize Verses About Your Habitual Sins Pray About Your Habitual Sins Put-on New Habits by Putting-off Old Sins Involve Others to Help in Your Struggle Persevere...Even if You Fail with Your Habitual Sins

In the previous article, I promised you victory over your habitual sins. I overviewed our series and explained the three sources of habitual sins.   I.   Three Sources of Habitual Sins       II.   Resources for Overcoming Habitual Sins You learned why your sins still have power over you even after becoming […]

Habitual Sins: Lead Me Not into Temptation, I Can Find It Myself (Part 1 of 2)

Resources for Overcoming Habitual Sins 1. Indwelling Holy Spirit 2. The Bible 3. Prayer 4. Fellow Christians

Habitual sins are problems for almost everyone. Perhaps even you! Maybe you are struggling with habitual sin and feel helpless and hopeless. Don’t despair! In this and the next blog, you will understand and discover how you can defeat any habitual sin in your life! Does that sound too good to be true? It would […]

Give Me a Mentor: Training for Christian Disciples

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Every new and young Christian needs a mentor. In other words, mature believers help them become more like Jesus (Rom. 8:28-29). Being discipled should be part of every Christian’s story. Sadly most Christians never have a mentor. As a result, many never begin their spiritual journey on the right foot. In other words, they don’t […]

What Does It Mean to Be a Christian Disciple?

A CHRISTIAN DISCIPLE FOLLOWS JESUS Jesus expects total commitment Disciples are to "die" to their sinful lifestyle & not to live for themselves • Followers should serve, trust, & obey Christ • Believers must worship God alone & respond to Christ's commands Live a life distinct from non-Christians • Engage the world like Jesus would • Be prayerful, patient, & pure Evangelize faithfully & uncompromisingly Live with love & integrity • Be in community with other believers

If you have put your faith in Jesus, you are a Christian disciple! Obviously, you are thrilled by that news, but what exactly does that mean? For example, What is a Christian Disciple? Do I need to do anything now that I am a Christian disciple? If so, what are the characteristics of a Christian […]

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