Tag Archives: Discipleship

Daily Gospel Living

“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.” –Col. 2:6-7  Let me offer a few notes on … Continue reading

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Parenting to God’s Glory

During the sermon yesterday I referenced Luke 1:38 and attempted to make some application. That verse records Mary’s response to the Angel when she was delivered the news that she would carry the Messiah as a young betrothed virgin. She … Continue reading

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Summer Reading 2017

With Summer fast approaching, I hope you are planning to do some extra reading. If so, let me make a few recommendations. Grab one of these books and read it with a fellow church member. Devoted to God by Sinclair … Continue reading

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“A Good Contest”

As we have concluded our study of 1 Corinthians 13 and have been reminded of the call for us to love one another, I am reminded of the following from Puritan Richard Sibbes. It would be a good contest amongst … Continue reading

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Loving Practices

As we have been studying through 1 Corinthians 13 together, our prayer has been: “May the Lord make us increase and abound in love for one another and for all” (1 Thess. 3:12). I want to offer some suggested practices … Continue reading

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Love is Patient

“Love is patient and kind;” -1 Cor. 13:4a Pastor Jess preached an excellent sermon on the patience and kindness of love this past Sunday. He rightly pointed us to Christ who displayed these characteristics of love in His life and … Continue reading

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Discipleship and Loving the Church

In continuation of the theme of recent posts on loving the church, today I want us to be reminded that love fuels discipleship. Discipleship, or helping one another follow Jesus, takes time and requires sacrifice. If we are going to … Continue reading

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Love the Church

In last week’s post, I emphasized the importance of loving the church, our brothers and sisters in Christ. This week I want to drill down a little further into what that looks like. Practicing hospitality is one way we tangibly … Continue reading

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Humble and Selfless

This week I read through Sam Allberry’s little book, “Why Bother with church?”. As is par for the course, I enjoyed and benefited from Allberry’s exposition and application of Scripture. I wanted to share a quick note from the book. … Continue reading

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Discipleship and the Long View

Discipleship can be difficult in an age that is not only results-driven, but craves instant results. In general, we are a people who are obsessed with convenience and efficiency. Therefore, when it comes to discipleship we have to take the … Continue reading

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