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Discipleship 9 Message

Discipleship 9 Message

SERVANT LEADERSHIP Passage: Mark 10:35-45, John 13:1-17 Key verse: Mark 10:45 “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” We know that Jesus called his disciples in order to raise them up as leaders for the church. So we can think of discipleship as a kind of leadership training. However, Jesus’ model of leadership has important differences with the normal worldly model of…

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Discipleship 7 Questions

Discipleship 7 Questions

FOLLOW ME II: “FOLLOWING JESUS” Luke 9:21-23, Key verse: 9:23 “Then he said to them all, ‘Whoever wants to be my disciples must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” 1. What and why did Jesus tell his disciples not to tell to anyone? (21) What did Jesus predict about his future? Why? (22) 2. 23a. To whom did Jesus tell? What did God ask the people of Israel deny? (Lev 16:31; Mt 11:28-29) As a…

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Discipleship 7 Message

Discipleship 7 Message

FOLLOW ME II: “FOLLOWING JESUS” Luke 9:21-23, Key verse: 9:23 “Then he said to them all, ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.’” Through last Sunday’s lesson, we learned the way to be victors even through suffering. It seems contradictory to our human nature that there is great reward through suffering for Christ and his kingdom. How many times? 100 times as much, not only in the present age…

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Discipleship 6 Message

Discipleship 6 Message

THE COST AND REWARDS OF FOLLOWING JESUS Passages: Mark 8:31-38, Acts 5:27-42 Key verse: Mark 8:34-35 “Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.’” We’ve learned a lot about discipleship in the previous weeks;…

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Discipleship 6 Questions

Discipleship 6 Questions

THE COST AND REWARDS OF FOLLOWING JESUS Passages: Mark 8:31-38, Acts 5:27-42 Key verse: Mark 8:34-35 “Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.’” 1. What does it mean to lose one’s life for…

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Discipleship 5 Message

Discipleship 5 Message

HOW TO BE WITH JESUS IN PRAYER & WORSHIP John 16:21-28; 4:21-26 Key Verse: 4:24 “‘God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.’” Thank God for His protection upon us up to this far. Amid this unprecedented corona virus pandemic, we believe God’s divine guidance is still there. That is why we continue our discipleship study. So far we have learned many things about discipleship: its definition, calling, its purpose and its method. Today,…

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Discipleship 5: Questions

Discipleship 5: Questions

HOW TO BE WITH JESUS IN PRAYER & WORSHIP John 16:21-28; 4:21-26, Key Verse: 4:24 “‘God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.’” I. Gospel-Centered Prayer (16:21-28) 1. What does the analogy of childbirth reflect the situation of the disciples (21)? How can the disciples rejoice amid their time of grief (22)? Why would the disciples no longer ask Jesus anything (23a)? 2. What is the new way of our prayer life (23b)? What…

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Discipleship 4: John, Mark, 2 Timothy Message

Discipleship 4: John, Mark, 2 Timothy Message

HOW TO BE WITH JESUS IN HIS WORD John 1:1-14, Mark 4:13-20, John 15:1-8, 2 Timothy 3:14-17 John 6:63, “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and life.” In the last lesson, we learned that we should be with Jesus and grow in a church. Jesus is not on earth anymore, but he promised to be with us through the Holy Spirit. When we are filled…

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Discipleship 3: Exodus 29, John 14 Message

Discipleship 3: Exodus 29, John 14 Message

THE PURPOSE AND MEANING OF BEING WITH JESUS OT Passage: Ex 29:35-46; NT Passage: Jn 14:15-27 Key Verse: John 14:23 “Jesus replied, ‘Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.’” From our series on discipleship so far, we know that discipleship means following Jesus and learning from him. We know that Jesus has very important and valuable things to teach us as his…

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Discipleship 2: Mark 1:14-20; 3:13-19 Message

Discipleship 2: Mark 1:14-20; 3:13-19 Message

TO BE WITH HIM AND BE SENT OUT TO PREACH (Calling and Finding New Life Direction) Mark 1:14-20; 3:13-19, Key Verse: 3:13,14 “Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach….” Thank God for granting us the wonderful discipleship Bible study! Last week was the introduction in which we could learn why we…

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