TEACHER: Kevin Walls
SCRIPTURES: Mark 8:34-38
BOTTOM LINE: Deny Yourself & Follow Me!
What is a disciple? A disciple is someone who studies and imitates their master/mentor.
What do disciples look like? Jesus
What do disciples of Jesus do?
- We deny ourselves.
- We take up our cross.
- We follow Him.
John 15:5 states: “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.
We develop intimacy by abiding in Him.
- We grow in Biblical knowledge.
- We develop Christ-like character.
- We serve sacrificially.
We develop intimacy by being in constant communion/fellowship with Him.
- We learn to discern His still small voice.
- We learn trust His peace.
How do we make disciples?
- A disciple has a mentor and mentors others.
- A disciple shares their faith story
How do we know if we are a disciple of Jesus?
John 15:5: “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.”
A disciple bears fruit.