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Disciples of Jesus


What is a Disciple?

Someone who follows another person or another way of life and who submits himself to the discipline (teaching) of that leader or way.

What is a disciple of Jesus Christ?

Someone who follows Jesus Christ and submits to the disciplines of the way.

Who should be a disciple of Jesus?

Every christian should be a disciple of Jesus Christ.

How do you become a disciple of Jesus Christ?

Matthew 16:24 NASB95
Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.
Matthew 10:38 NASB95
“And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.
Luke 14:26–27 NASB95
“If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple. “Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.

How do you know if you are a true disciple of Jesus?

John 8:31–32 NASB95
So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, “If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”
John 13:35 NASB95
“By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”
John 15:8 NASB95
“My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be My disciples.

Are you a true disciple of Jesus Christ?

There are only two choices
Matthew 28:19–20 NASB95
“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
Matthew 4:17 NASB95
From that time Jesus began to preach and say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
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