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Be Christ’s Disciple: Be Accountable

2. June 2020

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“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.”  (1Peter 5:8 ESV) From almost 40 years of ministry, I’ve learned an important principle regarding following Jesus and being His disciple. “Godly wisdom is learning to trust yourself less and less each day and learning to entrust yourself to […]

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Be Christ’s Disciple: Develop World Vision

2. June 2020

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“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”  (Acts 1:8 ESV) Whether it is the Fast Food ‘drive thru’ employee passing you your burgers or the entire world (7.6+ Billion souls), Jesus’ passion is for […]

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Be Christ’s Disciple: Give generously

2. June 2020

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“9 Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce;10 then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.”               (Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV Bold added) At the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, our math instructors drilled into us the importance of the “=” sign. The idea is this: […]

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Be Christ’s Disciple: Serve Others

28. May 2020

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“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”  (Mark 10:45 ESV) “You will know you are a servant when people start treating you like one.” Perhaps this is why servanthood, though sounding popular, is not all that sought after. Have you ever […]

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Be Christ’s Disciple: Be Steadfast

28. May 2020

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“Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.”  (1Corinthians 15:58 ESV) No one is perfectly steadfast except Jesus. However, may this be our goal as we press into Him and abide in His presence moment by moment. I confess […]

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Be Christ’s Disciple: Separate from the World

26. May 2020

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“15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from […]

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Be Christ’s Disciple: Put Christ First

22. May 2020

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“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”  (Matthew 6:33 ESV) A Christian disciple is much more than one who is saved, sins forgiven, and the glad recipient of eternal life. A disciple is one who has counted the cost. A disciple is a born again person […]

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