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“They devoted themselves to the Apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.” Acts 2:42 Never before in history have passwords become more important to everyday living than they are today. They are used for virtually everything that we do online. Passwords protect our identity on websites, email accounts, bank transactions, […]

“Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.” 1 Corinthians 11:1 The most common term used by the world to describe people of the Christian faith is the word, “Christian.” Jesus never used that term to describe His followers. In fact, it is surprising to many to learn that the term “Christian” is used […]

“Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.” 1 Corinthians 11:1 When you read about the life of Jesus it is clear that He came to earth for one purpose – to make disciples. When He left planet earth He gave His followers one job – to make more disciples. This should tell us […]

“But when He, the Spirit of Truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on His own; He will speak only what He hears, and He will tell you what is yet to come.” John 16:13 Do you realize that in the three years that Jesus spent teaching His […]

“I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear.” John 16:12 After spending three years with Jesus, the disciples likely thought they had heard everything He had to say. After all, they weren’t just with Him a couple of hours a day. His chosen twelve lived life with Him practically […]

“…In Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8 C.T. Studd once said, “The light that shines farthest shines brightest nearest home.” Christ’s words in Acts 1:8 confirm that Studd was right. After telling His followers they would be His witnesses, Jesus told them where they were […]

“…Teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:20 Conversion and baptism is not where disciple-making ends, but rather where it begins. In fact, it might be fitting to call the Church the “graduate school” of Christianity, because a […]

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations…” Matthew 28:19 “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me.” These were the words Jesus spoke before giving His final command to His followers. For 33 years He had willingly humbled Himself in order to make a way for sinners to be right […]