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Why I am a Disciple of Christ.

Hampton Adams

Why I am a Disciple of Christ.

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Published by Nelson in New York .
Written in English

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  • Disciples of Christ.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX7321 .A2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6225661M
    LC Control Number57011894
    OCLC/WorldCa1060526


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Why I am a Disciple of Christ. by Hampton Adams Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Disciples of Christ denomination numbers close to two million, and it is to this denomination primarily that this latest addition to a useful series is directed.

Here is a brief account of its life and work, with a tone that reflects a moving confession of faith by the author, who has served an important ministry in his denomination. He is now the pastor of the Park Avenue Christian. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

True Christians’ standard of living is based on the Word of God and Jesus’ example. It’s not based on the traditions of men, denominational beliefs, or some counterfeit religious system.

Being a disciple is more than just “believing in Jesus” or “accepting Jesus in your heart.”. The most obvious WHY for discipleship is that Jesus told us to do it. And while this is a decent motivation, Jesus’ commands are never arbitrary.

There’s a reason he told us to follow him and make disciples. I Am a Disciple of Christ and lean on Christ’s presence, walk by faith, am uplifted by prayer, and labor by His power. I Am a Disciple of Christ and my faith is fixed, my gait is fast, my goal is heaven, my road is narrow, and my way is rough.

I Am a Disciple of Christ and my companions are few, my guide is reliable, and my mission is Size: 12KB. A “disciple” is one who has been “disciplined” (trained) to follow Christ – 1 Cor.

Discipleship without discipline is unthinkable. The purpose of external discipline is to promote self-discipline – Col. Conclusion. To follow Christ as a disciple involves sacrifice — the bearing of our own cross – Lk.

If you don’t think it’s that grammatical, you don’t get it. You don’t get the fact that God inspired a book — not a video. He inspired a book, and the book is made up of sentences, and paragraphs, and words, and they’re connected in certain ways so that they have meaning, from God Almighty, into the brains of human beings.

A disciple is simply someone who believes in Jesus and seeks to follow Him in his or her daily life. Originally, of course, a disciple was someone who literally knew Jesus in the flesh and followed Him—but after He was taken up into Heaven, anyone who was committed to Jesus was called a disciple.

And that’s what you are, now that you have. A disciple is one who obeys the commands of God in a lifestyle that honors Christ.

6 A disciple is one who trusts God and lives a life of faith. Scripture reminds us that,  “without faith it is impossible to please God.” 7 A disciple understands God’s grace. To be a disciple of Jesus means to point people to him. It means to tell the old, old story of Jesus and his Why I am a Disciple of Christ.

book so that others would know him and worship him. It means, in other words, that we gladly seek more worshipers-servants-missionaries. Which is to say, a disciple of Jesus makes disciples of Jesus, as Jesus tells us to (Matthew –20).

In what John Stott calls his final book, The Radical Disciple: Some Neglected Aspects of Our Calling, he seeks to address eight areas in which he believes the Church is lacking.

He begins by explaining that by "radical disciple," he wants to emphasize the teacher-student relationship between Christ and the Christian, as well as the necessary Cited by: 2.

Being a disciple of Christ requires that Why I am a Disciple of Christ. book die to ourselves and embrace the cross. When we do this, we find a new home in him. The sacrifices we make for him are nothing compared to the rewards we receive as his disciples. No matter what storms are raging around us, we do have a place to lay our heads.

A disciple of Christ has truly been reborn. A born-again Christian is one who both believes in God AND receives Him. As a result, the believer/receiver is born again into the family of God. " But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: who were born, not of blood, nor of.

DISCIPLE Online uses the red DISCIPLE I (Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study) participant manual and is built according to instructions in the teachers helps leader’s guide. Every participant must have their own manual, and the facilitator will need his/her own leader’s guide plus a. ANSWER: You certainly can become a disciple of Christ.

Discipleship is not just aimed at pastors and ministers; it is the charge of Jesus to believers - to every believer. If you have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, you are eminently qualified to become a disciple.

Only they can realistically look forward to the "rewards" of discipleship, and take consolation in the promise of Jesus: "and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age" - Mt If you are a disciple of Jesus Christ, then the prospects of "A Closer Walk With God" and more fruitful service as a disciple should be of great interest.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adams, Hampton, Why I am a Disciple of Christ. New York, Nelson [] (OCoLC) Document Type. 1. Have I made a commitment to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. If not, I am still an enemy of God. No one can get back the full image of God without being a disciple of Christ.

Have I accepted and understand that I must deny myself for Christ. Not following Christ is following satan. What does it mean personally to live for Christ on a Author: Paul Clemente.

Jesus Christ does love you and paid the ultimate sacrifice. He shed his precious blood on Calvary's tree to set poor condemned sinners free.

Those are just a few reasons why I am a disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ.5/5. Discipleship is that developmental process that progressively brings Christians from spiritual infancy to spiritual maturity so that they are then able to reproduce the process with someone else.

The singular, overarching goal of a disciple is to bring all of life under the lordship of Jesus Christ and then help someone else to do the same. This full color book explains the basics of Christian discipleship, including spiritual disciplines (prayer, worship, service, solitude, discernment, fasting, Bible reading, and evangelism), our new identity in Christ (Beloved, Forgiven, Accepted, Redeemed, Bought with a Price, Known by God, Chosen, Free); Knowing God's Will (decision making by biblical principles); and standing firm 5/5(5).

That’s why He says, “I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture” (John ). No one gets in the pen without going through the door, and that door is Jesus Christ. I Am the Good Shepherd.

Shortly after saying He was the door, He then adds, “I am the good shepherd. A true Christian disciple is a believer in Christ and possesses new life through the indwelling Holy Spirit.

Because he loves Christ, a Christian will also be an obedient disciple (John ). Paul describes the reality of being a Christian disciple: “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.

The term disciple is used more widely than apostle and is commonly used to describe people outside of “the twelve” (e.g., Mark describes John the Baptist’s disciples; see also Lukewhere Jesus chooses the 12 apostles from a larger group of disciples).

Some scholars are convinced that women active in the Jesus movement would. Disciples of Christ. Text: Matthew I. No one name is used to describe a person. A single word cannot encompass all that a person is. I could be called a preacher, but I’m also a father, a husband, a writer, a teacher, a computer scientist, a singer, and many other things.

Deciding to be a disciple of Jesus is the most important, and the best decision you could make in your life. The first thing you should do to be a disciple. Go therefore and make disciple of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matthew The death of Christ completely waylaid the disciples.

Although Jesus had repeatedly told them he was going to be handed over to the older men and put to death, they couldn’t understand. That is why upon after his resurrection and appearances to them on one occasion he rebuked them as being senseless and slow in heart to believe all the things.

Quest for a Christian America, – A Social History of the Disciples of Christ, Volume 1 by. Question: "Why is making disciples important?" Answer: The making of disciples is our Lord’s means for answering the prayer, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name, Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew ).

In His infinite wisdom, Jesus chose to use dedicated followers, His disciples, to carry the message of. In several Christian traditions, the process of becoming a disciple is called the Imitation of Christ.

This concept goes back to the Pauline Epistles: "be imitators of God" (Ephesians ) and "be imitators of me, as I am of Christ"(1 Corinthians ). The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis promoted this concept in the 14th century.

Christ is the founder of only one church – His church. It is scriptural in name. It is scriptural in organization. Today will notice that I am a member of the church of Christ because it has the Bible as its only creed, confession of faith or church manual; and because it believes the Bible is a book to be rightly divided.

Ephesians 3 Common English Bible (CEB) Paul, apostle to the Gentiles. 3 This is why I, Paul, am a prisoner of Christ for you Gentiles. 2 You’ve heard, of course, about the responsibility to distribute God’s grace, which God gave to me for you, right.

3 God showed me his secret plan [] in a revelation, as I mentioned briefly before (4 when you read this, you’ll understand my. Am I a Disciple of Christ. Matthew The last commandment that Jesus spoke before His ascension into heaven was to go make disciples of all the nations.

We are to make disciples. How do we make disciples. This week as we had family in visiting from out of state, most of them made the trip to Amish : Dean Meadows. For the Apostle John as either the source or author of the Gospel of John, see Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, Eric D.

Huntsman, and Thomas A. Wayment, Jesus Christ and the World of the New Testament (), –27, and my own recent treatment in “The Gospel of John” in New Testament History, Culture, and Society (), ed. Lincoln Blumell. I am still in the mode of Easter. That is thinking of our Savior and what He did for us.

Our Relief Society lesson yesterday was on looking to Christ. Now this week we are studying how to be a disciple of Christ. There are many gems in this talk like the difference between a checklist of Christlike attributes and true discipleship. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a Mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States and Canada.

The denomination started with the Restoration Movement during the Second Great Awakening, first existing as a loose association of churches working towards Christian unity during the 19th century, then slowly forming quasi-denominational structures Headquarters: Indianapolis, Indiana.

NBC News has a notable story this week about Teresa Hord Owens, the first black woman to lead the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination. Significant news about the group’s membership is also in the report. Owens may or may not be the first black woman to lead a Mainline Protestant denomination (depending on how executive leadership is defined.

Worship @ East Dallas Christian Church - Febru Sermon: Rev. Cynthia Hale.