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Christian Life is a wonderful life. That said it also has its trials and pitfalls, that we must navigate around. But, we can't navigate those pit falls alone. We must not look inward, outward, or any where else but up for our guidance.

Proverbs 20:18 "Plans are established by seeking advice; so if you wage war, obtain guidance."

Proverbs 1:5 "let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance"

When we try to go through life as a Christian, we no longer have a self indulgent life, but one that leans on the knowledge of God and his grace.

Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight"

When you think of your life as a Christian, can you recall pit falls and temptations that The adversary has put in your way? Share with us how Jesus brought you through it?

Posted by William Price with 2 Comments


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The term "disciple" is derived from the a Greek word mathetes,[1] which means a pupil (of a teacher) or an apprentice (to a master craftsman), coming to English by way of the Latin discipulus meaning a learner while the more common English word is student. A disciple is different from an apostle, which instead means a messenger.  While a disciple is one who learns from a teacher, an apostle is one sent to deliver those teachings or a message.

In Matthew, "Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

What Jesus told His Apostles was to make disciples.  But as disciples we are to grow in the Faith, learn more and more from the Bible and spiritual leaders in our Church and then become apostles ourselves.  For how could we spread the Good News if we aren't learned in what the Good News is?  Find disciples then those disciples grow in the knowledge of the Lord and then become apostles to spread the message....from Master to student then student becomes Apostle to find more disciples.  

What are we doing to grow from disciple to Apostle???

Posted by David Dunn with 1 Comments