What Does Being A Disciple of Jesus Mean?

What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus Christ? Why are we to make disciples of others?What is a Disciple? Jesus warned those who were not willing to pay the price of following Him by saying, “any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:33), so what is a disciple so that we may be sure that we are one of His disciples? The word disciple comes from the Old English discipul which comes from the Latin discipulus, meaning, “pupil, student, follower,” … [Read more...]

A Sunday School Lesson On Discipleship

Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study about discipleship.Disciples’ Traditions Matthew 9:14 “Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” We may not think about disciples other than those who were discipled by Jesus but John the Baptist also had disciples who survived his death and were still around long after John had been put to death but John the Baptist’s disciples apparently had their own traditions too like … [Read more...]

Should A Christian Have A Mentor?

Is having a mentor a good idea? Should every believer need one or only those who are young?The Great Commission Part of the Great Commission is not just to go into all the world but to go into all the world and find people and then make disciples of them which mean they are to learn everything that Jesus taught His disciples. Just before Jesus returned to heaven, He told His disciples “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, … [Read more...]

How Did The Apostle John Die?

How did the Apostle John die? What can the Bible and history tell us?The Apostle John The Apostle John is the author of my favorite gospel and that is the Gospel of St. John the Apostle. He is the one apostle that rumor had it that he would never die but that’s contrary to biblical teaching for its appointed for all to die and then comes the judgment (Heb 9:27). The Apostle John was the author of the gospel with his name on it as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd John and then what might have been h … [Read more...]

Who Was The Apostle Paul?

Who exactly was the Apostle Paul?  What was his background and what was he before he became an apostle at God’s calling?  Was he the greatest evangelist and missionary ever?The Apostle Paul If Paul wasn’t the greatest Christian missionary ever, then I don’t know who was.  He was certainly the most effective and planted more churches than all the other apostles combined. He wrote well over half of the New Testament and was one of the most brilliant minds of his, and perhaps, any age. Paul was … [Read more...]