Monthly Archives: September 2015

Salt and Light

Matthew 5:13-14 (NLT) You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? …You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. At first glance, … Continue reading

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The Road to Discipleship

Matthew 7:13b …for the gate is narrow and the way is hard, that leads to life, and those who find it are few. Few stay on the road to discipleship – not because it is hidden or impossible to follow … Continue reading

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Commissioned

Matthew 28:16-17 Meanwhile, the eleven disciples were on their way to Galilee, headed for the mountain Jesus had set for their reunion. The moment they saw Him they worshiped Him. Some, though, held back, not sure about worship, about risking … Continue reading

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Perseverance

Revelation 2:3 You have persevered and have endured hardships for My name, and have not grown weary.     The road of discipleship can be long and rocky.  Sacrifice is hard, such is its inherent gift. Our physical lives are fragile … Continue reading

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Bearing the Marks

John 8:31 (NLT) Jesus said to the people who believed in Him, “You are truly My disciples if you remain faithful to My teachings. Throughout the centuries, teachers have come and gone. Many have had disciples that subscribe to their … Continue reading

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Count the Cost

Luke 14:28 (NIV) But don’t begin until you count the cost.     Jesus was clear throughout His ministry, that being His follower would come with a cost. There was no “sugar coating”, no “rose-colored glasses,” for the truth of discipleship. … Continue reading

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Disciples

John 13:35 (NIV) By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. There are many actions and attributes that could be construed as “Christian,” but not everyone that acts in these ways are followers … Continue reading

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On the Altar

Genesis 22:9 (NIV) When they reached the place God had told him about, Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood on it. He bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood. … Continue reading

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Let Us Labor

1 Kings 7:13-15 & 22 (NLT) King Solomon then asked for a man named Hiram to come from Tyre. He was half Israelite, since his mother was a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father had been a … Continue reading

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Sharing

Matthew 25:35 (NLT) For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. Jesus is very clear on our responsibility to care … Continue reading

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