The first century disciples changed the lives of people by talking, helping, sharing, and doing a lot of walking. The 16th century disciples in the time of Martin Luther changed the lives of people by writing pamphlets, starting schools, and talking about Jesus Christ in their homes. Martin Luther did more than the other reformers in supporting the evangelical spirit of the church through preaching, teaching, publishing, and relating the Bible to daily experiences.
Digital disciples in the 21st century are changing the lives of people in a global context through video, social media, prayer groups, sharing, helping, and talking. We are changing the world by connecting one person at a time to Jesus Christ!
These ten inspirational Bible verses were selected to engage you in thinking about your calling as a disciple of and for Jesus Christ. They may also be used as a stimulus for discussion. ENJOY!
Step 3: “‘You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.’” John 15:16
Step 6: “How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!’” Romans 10:14–15
Step 10: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:19–20