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…
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…
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…
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…
demonstrate that the knowledge I have obtained, through life experience, formal training and internship has equipped me to meet the course objectives listed for MBTS class U-CE405: Making Disciples CCC. I became a Christian in my early twenties after a year long process of reading my Bible. It was a tremendous journey full of unbelief, discouragement and finally faith. A year later the Lord called me into full time ministry. In the fall of I995 I was enrolled at Baptist Bible College in…
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…
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…
What does it mean to be a disciple? According to Dictionary.com, a disciple is:
a person who is a pupil or an adherent of the doctrines of another; follower
So... when a Christians claims be a "disciple" of Jesus, what they are actually saying, in essence, is this:
I am a person who is a pupil or an adherent of the doctrines of Jesus; a follower of Jesus.
Does that mean that we spend our time learning about Jesus, talking about Jesus, retelling the parables he told, telling of the…
The Dark Disciple by Christie Golden is a romantic science fiction novel that is based on the unaired episodes of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”.The story takes place during the end of Star Wars Episode II, Attack of the Clones era.
The settings mostly takes place in Dathomir,Christophsis, unknown prison, Raxulon and Count Dooku's secret hideout, (Note, action takes place in Raxulon, Count Dooku’s secret hideout and Christophsis.) Dathomir was a vast beautiful planet the inhabited the…
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Who were the 12 disciples?
The names of the twelve disciples of Jesus are Peter, James (the son of Zebedee), John, Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthew, James (the son of Alphaeus), Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot. (Matthew 10:1-4 and Luke 6:12-16) 
Bartholomew or Nathanael
James, the Lesser or Younger
Jude or Thaddeus
Matthew or Levi
Simon the Zealot