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The Journey: A Story About Getting Out of the Way

Last time, I promised to tell a story about getting out of the way and letting the Holy Spirit work.  In this particular case, I was doing a fill-in sermon for a brother who was out-of-town.  I realize that not … Continue reading

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Disciple: Love One Another

Earlier today, I posted about “True Love” the love that God had for us that sent Jesus to the cross to die; I hope you will read it.  Now, we move on to our love for one another as His … Continue reading

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The Journey: Preaching and Teaching

The premise of these “Journey” posts is that we can only share from our spiritual “overflow” and that this overflowing comes from drinking deeply of the Holy Spirit.  This “drinking” comes from our relationship with our Lord, so we have … Continue reading

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Disciple: Encouraging Others

Do you appreciate the encouragement of others? OK, maybe that’s a dumb question; of course you do.  I don’t think I’ve ever met somebody who didn’t. Since any of us who has lived the Christian life long enough to be … Continue reading

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The Journey: Listening

In undertaking this journey of examining our own spiritual fullness, it’s much easier to examine areas where we are strong, but it’s more useful to look into areas in which we are weak.  For myself, this is one of the … Continue reading

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Disciple: Spiritual Gifts

Making disciples is an endeavor that is very hard to separate from the discussion of spiritual gifts, both in terms of the gifts of the disciple and the gifts of his subject.  Both have one or more spiritual gifts, and … Continue reading

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The Journey: Photography

We’ve been on a journey for a number of weeks now; a journey of discernment and discovery into our personal spiritual practices.  These posts reflect my own personal journey and I’ve been writing about what I’ve discovered in my walk … Continue reading

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Disciple: Discerning Maturity

Last time, we discussed the idea that as Christians who make disciples, we need to have the habit of being intentional in making disciples.  This time, I think we had better learn to discern where the other person is in … Continue reading

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Disciple: Becoming Intentional

In our last two Disciple posts, we took a look at new ways of thinking and new priorities.  I sure hope that you did the homework from last week which was to add a certain question to your daily prayer. … Continue reading

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The Journey: Unceasing Prayer

We continue our journey into our self-examination of our personal discipleship today by considering the concept of unceasing prayer.  Previously we have considered daily personal prayer, Bible reading that is done in a prayerful way, and last week we looked … Continue reading

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