It is knowledge that everything is God-given. Some do not realize how important it is until research has to be conducted. Having a Christian view on life will help with making right and wrong decisions throughout life, it will help you have better morals within yourself. It will bring you closer with Christ. Even though there is and will always be some kind of questions about Christianity, there is no question about you needing to have faith in God and his biblical words in order to get to eternal life.
He completely changed his life when he heard Jesus’ words, so who is to say that we, as Christians, can’t change the life of a modern day Paul, simply by sharing the word of God. Preaching and sharing the gospel is the best way to lift up Jesus Christ, at least in my own eyes. Showing people that they can truly be saved and live an amazing eternal life simply by knowing and accepting Jesus Christ as their savior can truly change everything.
These qualities are made for and are to be instilled in the average Christian. Religion is not based on level of religiosity in man, but man is made to live simply with god’s word in his heart. This is what the gospel by Mathew teaches us. This inspires all of us to strive in the path of god, because we know that at the end of time, it is only his pleasure we need to attain.
The disciples in the bible are remembered because they were chosen by Jesus to spread the word of God with him. The fact is, that any person can be a modern day disciple. It does not entail going back to Jesus' time and being chosen as one of his Disciples, you must simply live your life strictly following Christianity and God's word. The nature of Discipleship is in itself being a Disciple. As a Christian must ... ... middle of paper ... ...d uses his word, people and circumstances to mould us.
Discipleship and Mark's Gospel Mark's Gospel can tell us the entire truth about discipleship, telling Christians about the faith, responsibility, and sacrifice involved in following Jesus. Some may even say that we glimpse a harsh reality of what it really means to be a true Christian disciple and to have complete faith. Although in saying this, it is important to note that Mark's Gospel does also cover the rewards and the actual meaning of discipleship. This is important to include as Mark's Gospel was written at a time when Christians endured much persecution. They may have wondered why they should tolerate this treatment without any kind of reward and so Mark included this in his gospel.
present that makes all the difference. Mastering the word comes by living like Christ and obeying his teachings. Living like Christ separates the carnal minded from the kingdom minded. Christ living separates the men from the boys or shall I say the children from the Sons. Discipleship, fellowship, spiritual growth, active listening, and obedience are some key factors for developing into the image of Sons of God, just to name a few.
As a Christian I stand on the belief that the Bible is the inspired word of God and as such the process for its documentation was orchestrated by God for all humankind. Christian’s further believe God has prepared the hearts of humankind to receive the gospel upon hearing if they choose to. Working under this precept we can agree that cultural barriers, specific to hearing the gospel, should not be a factor for other cultures. Since the revelatory Word of God has no barriers the approach used to expose cross-cultural communities to it does. For that reason this essay will identify critical elements to consider when developing a ministry philosophy involving cross-cultural communities.
The purpose of evangelism and discipleship is to make Jesus Christ our Lord. While these terms involve two different steps, they are the same process. One does not take precedence over the other; both are required for the believer. Thusly, evangelism is more so a term that is engulfed over the magnitude of discipleship, as coming to know God is to follow him. Also, Jesus did not say to make Christians, or converts, but to “go and make disciples” (Matt.
M.Keene tells us in his book "Issues and Beliefs" that this story shows that "Real Christian discipleship requires total commitment." This commitment is possible to show in today's world, although we are not expected to leave everything we own and live in poverty. A modern Christian can show true commitment by going to church regularly, donating to charities such as CAFOD and TROCAIRE and living a good Christian life. Jesus taught his disciples to care for the sick and needy. This is a perfectly possible aim for modern Christians.
They may not be aware of it, but people have their own worldviews. One of these worldviews is that of the Christian. When a person gets to experience the Lord, he yearns to follow Christ’s teaching and glorify Him only. The following paragraphs will discuss the important aspects in Christian worldview. God In its simplest term, God is the