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  • Beloved Disciple Identity

    to is the beloved disciple. The second to last set of verses in John, does not provide an answer the question of who this Beloved Disciple is, but only raises more. In this essay, I will explore the identity of the Beloved Disciple, and by doing this, also examining the authorship of the gospel. The beloved disciple is a character who is not explicitly named in the fourth gospel. He makes several different appearances within the gospel, but…

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  • Jesus Authority In Greek

    Every disciple of Christ is called to grab the baton of the Great Commission, and run with it. It is definite that Jesus’s disciples should live with the Mission of God attached to their lives; because it is God’s command to go into all the world and make disciples. Let 's begin; the mantle of the Great Commission in the Gospel of Matthew is in chapter 28 verse 18, which says, “Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.” A word that should…

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  • The Three Stages Of Obedience To The Purpose Of The Church

    Introduction Making disciples is the overarching purpose of the church. However, many churches struggle with understanding and fulfilling the true meaning of Christian discipleship in individuals’ lives. This writing assignment will attempt to expound on several significant aspects of discipleship. The importance of the centrality of Jesus Christ to Christian discipleship will be detailed. Also, obedience to the directives of Christ and submission of particular areas of one’s life will be…

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  • Jesus Passage Analysis

    This passage from Mark includes an open acclamation that Jesus is Christ, the first prediction of Jesus’ death, and a reflection of true discipleship. In the opening scene, as Jesus and the disciples are on their way to Caesarea Philippi, the reader sees that even while in route to their destination their work never ends as they grapple with the questions that Jesus asks. It seems that Mark desires to make it clear that in the eyes of Jesus, the disciples are set apart from the masses in the…

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  • Mentoring Vs Discipleship Essay

    Discipleship and mentoring are two vital ministries needed both inside and outside the church. Both can be life changing and seem rather synonymous with each other, however, there are differences that are needed to be understood between the two. Plainly stated, disciples devote themselves to the precepts of Christ and possess both passive personal and active social qualities (Sanders, 1994). A disciple appreciates the heavy, personal toll of discipleship, and with a humble spirit, is willing…

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  • The Bible: The Twelve Disciples

    Disciples The twelve disciples walked with Jesus and were with Him throughout His ministry. They experienced firsthand everything that Jesus did throughout His time here on earth. A few of the disciples wrote books of the Bible in the New Testament. The twelve disciples were Peter, his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, Jude, also called Thaddeus, and Judas Iscariot. Andrew, Peter’s brother, was a fisherman from…

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  • Gangster Disciples Research Paper

    The first Gangster Disciples date back to the 1960s. The current leader of the group is Larry Hoover and has been since 1974. The story starts when hoover was born November 30, 1950 in Jackson, Ms where stayed until he was four. In 1955 at the age of four him and his family moved to chicago. By 1964 he was thirteen and decided he wanted to be apart of a gang called the supreme Gangsters, which resided on the city’s southside(68th and Green) where he stayed. In 1965, on the first day of his…

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  • Gangster Disciple Community Analysis

    You have groups such as the Gangster Disciples who were set up in a similar way. In Chicago on the south side in the mid to late 60’s Larry Hoover was the leader the Gangster Nation and David Barksdale was the head of the Disciple Nation. These two gangs joined to make the Black Gangster Disciple Nation, which changed street gangs forever. The Black Gangster Disciple Nation became a force to be reckoned in Chicago. They got involved in city politics pledging to stop violence between them and the…

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  • Ordinary Hero: Becoming A Disciple

    For example, the teachers who fight underfunded school systems to make sure every student in their class gets fed a lunch every day. You don’t usually see them on every talk show and news broad cast in the country. Even if you do see them in the media at some point, they are not usually in the spotlight for long. In the book, Ordinary Hero: Becoming a Disciple Who Makes a Difference by Neil Cole, he says “…regular people can be the greatest hero’s, and in fact they represent the type of hero we…

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  • Jesus Washing The Disciples Feet

    The statute of Jesus washing the disciples feet is one of the many depictions of Jesus that reveals his many qualities.This account can be found in the synoptic accounts in John 13:1-17.This image in particular portrays Jesus as loving ,a humble servant and a role model, teacher and leader. Jesus is represented as a teacher because he sets an example by his actions of washing the disciples feet as he was doing the work of the lowliest of servants. He is shown as bring a humble servant as he…

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