Monthly Archives: February 2012

BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #16

Bill’s Blog Entry #16 From “Discipleship and Discipline”, by William H. Hicks, copyright, March, 2005: “A disciple of Christ cannot love without being kind; we cannot show self-control without being patient; a follower of Jesus Christ cannot demonstrate peace without … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #15

From “Discipleship and Discipline”, by Willliam H. Hicks, copyright, March, 2005: “A disciple’s task is to glorify God the Father.  This is accomplished by bearing much fruit.  Earlier in John 15, the Lord identified Himself as the “true Vine”, illustrating … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #14

From “Discipleship and Discipline”, copyright March, 2005, by William H. Hicks: “What is our responsibility as disciples of Christ?  What is the task assigned to us?  The Lord identified the task of every one of His disciples:  “If you abide … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #13

From “Discipleship and Discipline”, by Minister William H. Hicks, copywright March, 2005: Isaiah also addresses this characteristic of a disciple when he prophesies about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ:  “The Lord God has given Me the tongue of disciples, … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #12

BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #12 “The account of Abraham’s chief servant also offers us insight into the second important characteristic or attribute of a disciple, that is, Dedication to Task.  A disciple is focused.  A disciple “stays on target” (Star Wars, … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #11

The greek word for teacher, didaskalos, means one who, in a special sense, is acquainted with and an interpreter of God’s salvation- one who knows and understands how salvation is manifested in the life of a disciple.  The function of … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #10

Our Lord is telling us that our measure of devotion to Him must be so much greater than our love for our families and ourselves as to seem like hate for them in comparison to our love for Him.  There … Continue reading

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