Tag Archives: Discipleship

Hearing God Daily: Hebrews 1:1-2

This is the first of what I hope become regular posts, each listing a Bible verse related to God’s voice in our lives. I’ve been noting these for some years, and recently counted over 250 of them. So the idea … Continue reading

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One Reason It’s Hard to Serve in Church

Churches generally struggle to get people to be involved in service, and to live out the truth that everyone is to be a minister and use their gifts to serve God. The common teaching is that this is to be … Continue reading

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The Difference of Christian Discipleship

As Christians, we are to make disciples of Jesus, forming a growing group of people who become more and more Christ-like each day. To be successful at this, we need to understand what making disciples involves. Of course, it starts … Continue reading

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Learning to Walk with the Mind of Christ

There are many aspects to one’s walk with the Lord, but knowing the Word is centrally important. Understanding the truths of Scripture is an example of having spiritual discernment in general, because the important things in Scripture are spiritual truths. … Continue reading

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Understanding Gideon and the Fleece

The story of Gideon’s fleece is well known. For a long time I didn’t really understand it, because it seemed like Gideon was testing God. But I recently re-read the account, and noticed an earlier encounter between Gideon and the … Continue reading

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On the Plains

Our spiritual walks have many ups and downs. We speak of mountaintop experiences, where God’s presence is especially manifest to us. During such times we feel as if our spiritual batteries are being recharged, and we’re ready to face the … Continue reading

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Seeing Jesus Face to Face

What do we mean by having “a relationship with Jesus Christ”? There’s an interesting passage of Scripture that suggests we need more than intellectual knowledge and understanding, more than religion, even more than using our gifts. It has to do … Continue reading

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