Essay On Being A Disciple

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Being a Disciple of the Triune Family There are many people who are followers and not disciples of Jesus Christ. Many of these followers during Jesus’ time only wanted what He could do for them. Many of them wanted food while others wanted to be healed, but only a small group became disciples of Jesus Christ. Jesus’s followers were called disciples. A disciple is a student, follower, and learner of Jesus Christ. Many of the disciples were committed in learning and imitating their Master. The disciples spent all of their time observing and learning from Jesus. They saw how He healed the sick, raised the dead, gave sight to the blind, made the lame walk, the deaf talk, and when He fed the multitudes with two fish and five loaves. Even …show more content…
The word Trinity is not mention in the Scripture, but it describes the three-in-one nature of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The Trinity means that there is one and only one true God with three distinct persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit without division nature, essence, and being. In order to share the gospel with others one must first know the distinct role of the Trinity. God the Father is not the Son, the Son is not the Spirit, and the Spirit is not the Father. For example when a husband and wife are married they become one; yet they are distinct …show more content…
Jesus came as the mediator between man and God. Paul said, in 1 Tim. 2:5-6”For there is only one God and one Mediator who can reconcile God and people. He is the man Christ Jesus. He gave his life to purchase freedom for everyone. This is the message that God gave to the world at the proper time.” Mankind was separated from God by sin and the only one person who was able to stand between God and man was Jesus Christ who is God and man. God reconciles with sinful mankind by substituting his sinless Son for all mankind. The Father placed our sin on the Son “so that we might become the righteousness of God in him. God reconciliation with man is not on the basis of our righteousness but through giving us his Son’s righteousness. According to Malcolm Yarnell, “the grace of God” is seen as deriving from the Father and progressing toward sinful humanity through the mediation of the Son. Grace is not giving us what we deserve. Jesus came as the only way to salvation. Grace is a gift from God through Jesus Christ and the work of the Holy

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