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Disciples Find Freedom

What is a disciple? Elsewhere Jesus tells us that a disciple is a student who becomes like his or her teacher. His teaching here amplifies that by suggesting a disciple is one who becomes like Christ by the discipline of hearing and obeying his commands. He further shows that the disciple, who is a “son” by rights and relationship, is able to find freedom from sin. Continue reading

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Becoming Like Our Teacher

The goal of a disciple is to become just like his teacher. For the disciple of Jesus, it means that when we are fully trained we will be like Him. Jesus gives us a few of the lessons we will learn, as we become more like Him. Continue reading

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Come Follow Me

Jesus went to the seashore and found some fishermen. He chose average ordinary people through whom he would turn the world upside down. Continue reading

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Come Follow Me (Jan 4)

When Jesus began to assemble his leadership team, he began in an unlikely place: he went to the seashore and found some fishermen. He chose average ordinary people through whom he would turn the world upside down. Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the “So That” (Oct 24)

Why did God give us the Bible? Why should we be diligent students of it? The phrase “so that” points us to the reason: “So that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” Continue reading

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Christ Formed in You (Sept 18)

Open your heart to Jesus today, enjoy his presence and allow him the freedom to bring life abundant—life lived to the full. There you will find freedom and joy. There you will be formed more and more into the likeness of Jesus. Continue reading

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Disciples Find Freedom (May 16)

May 16 Disciples Find Freedom Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 69:19-28 | 1 Samuel 18:5-19:24 |John 8:31-59 | Proverbs 15:12-14 Today’s Scripture Focus: John 8:31-59 “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the … Continue reading

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Becoming Like Our Teacher (Mar 25)

March 25 Becoming Like Our Teacher Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 44:1-3 | Deuteronomy 4:1-49 | Luke 6:39-7:10 | Proverbs 11:28 Today’s Scripture Focus: Luke 6:39-7:10 “A student is not above his teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be … Continue reading

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Change Brings Fruit (Mar 18)

March 18 Change Brings Fruit Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 40:11-17 | Numbers 26:52-28:15 | Luke 3:1-22 | Proverbs 11:16-17 Today’s Scripture Focus: Luke 3:1-22 “He [John] went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism for the forgiveness … Continue reading

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Disciples Find Freedom (May 16)

May 16 Disciples Find Freedom Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 69:19-28 | 1 Samuel 18:5-19:24 |John 8:31-59 | Proverbs 15:12-14 Today’s Scripture Focus: John 8:31-59 “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the … Continue reading

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