The School Of Disciples Blog
Discipleship is not an event or a program but a transformational journey of becoming like Christ.
Cost Of Discipleship
Billy Graham once said, “Salvation is free, but discipleship costs everything we have”. Disciples must be committed to Jesus as Lord.
When General William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, was asked the secret of his amazing Christian life, he answered, ‘I... Read More
Take up Your Cross
To be a disciple of Jesus you must “take up your cross.”
All three of the Synoptic Gospels give an account of this instruction of Jesus on discipleship, but Luke elaborates a little more in Luke 9:23 (NKJV): “Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.”... Read More
A Disciple of Jesus Christ.
A disciple of Jesus Christ is first and foremost an apprentice undergoing a training. John 14:12. The trainer is the greatest teacher Himself our Lord Jesus. Matthew 11:28-30.
A disciple of Jesus is in a school that he cannot really graduate because the ultimate goal of his training is for the disciple to be like His Master Jesus Christ in perfect Character. 1 John 3:2. Read More
The word disciple as used in the biblical ancient Near East has a different connotation or meaning to the way it is generally understood here in the West.
A disciple is not a student who is ready to learn, but more of a follower who imitates both the life and the teaching of his/her master. Discipleship is a deliberate apprenticeship that is meant to transform the... Read More
The reality is that there was a veil that covered our eyes and caused spiritual blindness, ever since we came into this world - we were born with it. It’s not a physical veil, it can't be diagnosed by the doctors and so can't be medicated or removed surgically. Its spiritual in nature and it gave us the sinful nature. It was inherited from our forebears- Adam and Eve. Read More