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1/1 Reading: Genesis 1-3; Matthew 1 Read with us here: OT/NT Plan Start the year considering the classic philosophical questions: Who is God? What is real? What is the purpose of life? Who am I? Where did we come from? What is the meaning of life? The bible claims to have answers to these questions and much more. Genesis 1-3 In the beginning God created…everything…relationships…purpose…His plan. Matthew 1 In the New Testament, the story starts with the backstory of Jesus. He is heir to the Kingdom of David, the king of Israel.
Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help and rely on horses, who trust in chariots because they are many and in horsemen because they are very strong, but do not look to the Holy One of Israel or consult the Lord ! –Isaiah 31:1 Don’t trust in government, teachers or traditions. These all are the product of human wisdom. Don’t seek protection in courts, legislation or the resources of others. You really only have one ally, “the Holy One of Israel.” And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust […]
We’ve offered courses before, but this is a whole new level. We launched a new website on our subdomain called, “Discipleship·org Courses” at courses.discipleship.org. We’re thrilled about it! View courses and reserve your seat here. We currently have two courses available for purchase: Let us know what you think and what other courses you’d like to […]
Jesus clearly stated His expectation that all of His followers would grow and make disciples (Matt. 28:19-20). He didn’t select a few special individuals and set out to change the world through them. Rather, He chose a wide variety of people of all walks and stations in life. They all became disciples who made disciples […]
Within the last twenty centuries, disciple making like Jesus and Paul modeled has ignited and fueled many movements of Christendom—disciples becoming like Christ making disciples of the people they did life with each day. Movements aren’t made of professional men and women fulfilling their role in the Church to keep the doors open. True movements […]
Download “Invest in a Few,” a free eBook written by Craig Etheredge, the Founder and President of discipleFIRST. Visit http://discipleship.org/disciplefirst to get your free copy of this eBook in PDF, Mobi and ePub formats. The following audio comes from the National Disciple Making Forum by Discipleship.org. The theme for this year was “Disciple Maker,” and an organization called discipleFIRST hosted […]
Every new business needs to differentiate itself from all others. Else, why the need for a new business? Church planting necessitates differentiation. These days, being different may open otherwise hostile hearts and minds. We face a rising generation more interested in healing hurts and sustaining resources than they are in traditional spiritual matters. We must […]
This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Invest in a Few: Giving Your Life to What Matters Most. Download it free here. Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) was a prodigy pianist and composer. He took piano lessons from the age of six. He entered the Warsaw Conservatory at the age of twelve and by […]