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We call ourselves Disciples

Kenneth L. Teegarden

We call ourselves Disciples

by Kenneth L. Teegarden

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Published by Bethany Press in Saint Louis, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenneth L. Teegarden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX7321.2 .T43 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3504055M
    ISBN 100827242158
    LC Control Number82024455
    OCLC/WorldCa9153609

      " If Christ never used this adjective to describe himself, so how are we to identify ourselves then"? The disciples called themselves "brethren", "the elect", "apostles", "servants" "believers", "followers", "the faithful", and saints". We can also identify ourselves a . We who would call ourselves his disciples must know and obey his teachings so we may please him during our allotted time here on earth. Finally, I want to mention one more Scripture passage that became much clearer to me through my study of Judaism.

    Based on the term “Christian” associated twice with Paul’s ministry in the Bible, I do not think it wrong to call ourselves “Christians” any more than it is wrong for us to call ourselves “Saints.” As long as we do not call ourselves something used exclusively for describing Israel (“Little Flock,” “Israel of God. If we call ourselves disciples of Jesus, then we must pursue His objectives. Will you partner in prayer today for our current missionaries and the work.

    How and when was the word "Christian" first used? The term 'Christian' was used to describe a follwer of Christ in terms of the world, from the world’s point of view. The pagans at Antioch called the apostles "Christians" first (Acts ; ) and used it derogatorily because the apostles didn’t follow the commercial world of the pagans.   Only when we commit ourselves to interdependent worldwide partnerships in prayer, mission, and worship can connectionalism as the Wesleyan ecclesial vision be fully embodied. Guided by the Holy Spirit, United Methodist churches throughout the world are called afresh into a covenant of mutual commitment based on shared mission, equity, and.


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It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support ibing to eliminate ads entirely and help support We Call Ourselves Disciples First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is part of a wider faith community known as the We call ourselves Disciples book Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada.

Founded as part of the wave of evangelism and social reform which swept North America in the early 19 th century, Disciples continue to view these two aspects of the Christian life as two sides of the same.

The church should be known for this. If we are going to call ourselves followers of Jesus Christ, we should be making disciples. But most Christians today are not known for making disciples. We have developed a culture where a minister ministers and the rest of us sit back and enjoy “church” from a comfortable distance.

This. Today we focus on being called by Jesus Christ. A few key elements will receive special attention. Called by Jesus.

The call to Christian discipleship is not simply a call from someone who has hit upon a good idea and invites other people to learn about that idea, and who then decides to help promote it. When Jesus calls people to be his disciples, the call deals primarily.

Lesson 1: Ten Signs of True Discipleship Intro What do we mean when we talk about discipleship. When we take a look at the life and ministry of Jesus we see that discipleship went hand in hand with His work.

Right from the start He called individuals to follow Him so that they could become His disciples. In his book We Call Ourselves Disciples, General Minister and President Emeritus Dr. Kenneth Teegarden explains: "Disciples always have opposed the use of creeds to.

This book will propel you into your journey of being the disciple that God has called you to be. Tony Evans lays down a firm foundation with Gods truth and builds on Gods desire and Gods plan for us kingdom disciples. Evans points out in his new book, Kingdom Disciples, just how important it is to know what a disciple is/5(43).

Authoritative information about the hymn text We Call Ourselves Disciples, with piano resources. In his book We Call Ourselves Disciples, General Minister and President Emeritus Dr. Kenneth Teegarden explains: “Disciples always have opposed the use of creeds to.

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The Great Commission is the call of Christ for His disciples to extend His authority over the whole world. We are to share the gospel with everyone so that more and more people might call Him Master. This calling is not simply a call to evangelism.

It isn’t merely a call to get students for our seminaries, our colleges, or for Ligonier. Share - We Call Ourselves Disciples by Kenneth L.

Teegarden (, Paperback) We Call Ourselves Disciples by Kenneth L. Teegarden (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review. There are many denominations of Christianity, but the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) has a distinctive valuation of Unity.

If God expects each of us to spread the Gospel, then He has called all of us to be apostles. Thus, we must first become good disciples, good students. It is interesting to note that in the Bible, the overwhelming majority (but not all) of the references to the twelve disciples that occur before their “commissioning” refers to them as.

Calling ourselves Disciples is an aspirational statement. It is who we seek to be, not who we have already become. From time to time we will all falter in our discipleship.

We will harden our hearts. The good news is that Jesus will always seek to call us back and allow us to start over so that we might be able to once more seek to be the disciples he has called us to be.

We are Disciples who make Disciples - Duration: April Rhodes Stoner views. Often we Disciples tend to describe ourselves in the negative, by what we are not: we’re not hierarchical, we don’t baptize infants, we don’t require acceptance of any formal creed for membership in the church and so on.

We move to answer God’s call for justice particularly in the areas of care for the earth, the challenges for.We cannot be Christians without being disciples, and we cannot call ourselves Christians without applying this understanding of life in the Kingdom of God to every aspect of life on earth.

This book calls believers to restore what should be the heart of Christianity—being active disciples of Jesus Christ.You're putting a burden on the disciples, a burden neither our ancestors nor we can carry. New American Standard “Now therefore why do you put God to the test by placing upon the neck of the disciples a yoke which neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?