Sermons on Discipleship

Sermons on Discipleship

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In today’s society the term “Christian” often gets used as an adjective. We have Christian music, Christian books, and Christian schools. However, in the Bible, the term “Christian” is never used as an adjective; it is always used as a noun. And what do nouns need in order to make sentences? Nouns need verbs, and the same is true of your discipleship. In other words, to be a Christian requires you to add some verbs to your faith. Today, we…

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In today’s society the term “Christian” often gets used as an adjective. We have Christian music, Christian books, and Christian schools. However, in the Bible, the term “Christian” is never used as an adjective; it is always used as a noun. And what do nouns need in order to make sentences? Nouns need verbs, and the same is true of your discipleship. In other words, to be a Christian requires you to add some verbs to your faith. Today, we…

An Attitude of Gratitude

In Luke 17:11-19 we read about a colony of lepers that were healed by Jesus. The colony consisted of ten men, but only one man returned to thank Jesus after realizing he was healed. In this lesson, we will explore this story as well as the rest of Scripture to uncover what we can learn about showing gratitude. The goal of this lesson is to help us understand the importance of gratitude so that we might always be like the…

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In today’s society the term “Christian” often gets used as an adjective. We have Christian music, Christian books, and Christian schools. However, in the Bible, the term “Christian” is never used as an adjective; it is always used as a noun. And what do nouns need in order to make sentences? Nouns need verbs, and the same is true of your discipleship. In other words, to be a Christian requires you to add some verbs to your faith. Today, we…

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In today’s society the term “Christian” often gets used as an adjective. We have Christian music, Christian books, and Christian schools. However, in the Bible, the term “Christian” is never used as an adjective; it is always used as a noun. And what do nouns need in order to make sentences? Nouns need verbs, and the same is true of your discipleship. In other words, to be a Christian requires you to add some verbs to your faith. Today, we…

Doers Wanted

In today’s society the term “Christian” often gets used as an adjective. We have Christian music, Christian books, and Christian schools. However, in the Bible, the term “Christian” is never used as an adjective; it is always used as a noun. And what do nouns need in order to make sentences? Nouns need verbs, and the same is true of your discipleship. In other words, to be a Christian requires you to add some verbs to your faith. Sermon Handout…
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The Givers

The Beatitudes are typically associated with the nine statements of blessing that appear in Matthew 5:2-12; however, these are not the only “blessed” statements attributed to Jesus. In Acts 20:35, Paul quoted Jesus as saying, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Although this statement is not recorded in the Gospels, it does succinctly summarize the attitude of Jesus in regards to wealth in the kingdom of heaven. Sermon Handout In all things I have shown you that…
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The Persecuted

In Matthew 5:10-12, after pronouncing blessings on the poor in spirit, the mourners, the meek, the hungry and thirsty, the merciful, the pure in heart, and the peacemakers, Jesus pronounced two blessings on those who are persecuted. In pronouncing this double blessing on the persecuted, Jesus is effectively establishing an expectation that those who live according to the values of the kingdom of heaven will be persecuted. Sermon Handout 10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs…