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About THE DISCIPLE

William H. “Bill” Hicks is a graduate of Wesleyan University, BA, Religion, 1971 who also holds a Masters in Public Health Degree (MPH) from the University of Oklahoma Hudson College of Public Health (1973). Bill also has studied at the Dallas Theological Seminary. He grew up in Harlem, New York City, USA during the 1950s and 1960s, graduating from high school before attending Mount Hermon Preparatory School and undergraduate school in Connecticut. He has spent most of his professional life in the public health arena, while being constantly in ministry. He received his license to preach the Gospel at Oklahoma City, OK in 1971. He has written extensively on Christian topics. He enjoys life in Chattanooga, TN with former District Public Defender Ardena Garth Hicks, his wife of 30 years. They have two daughters, Rachel (BA, University of Memphis magna cum laude, 2014) and Sarah (Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, Global Scholar, University of Tulsa, 2017).

BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #73

From “Discipleship and Discipline”, by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “In Hebrews 11, we find God’s “Faith Hall of Fame”, wherein we are given a partial list of that Hall’s inhabitants. We tend to concentrate and focus on the … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #72

From “Discipleship and Discipline”, by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: ““Or have you forgotten that when we became Christians and were baptized to become one with Christ Jesus, we died with Him? For we died and were buried with … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #71

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “CHAPTER THREE: POWER FOR DISCIPLESHIP- THE RESURRECTION, continued “Recall the Great Commission. “When Jesus came near, He spoke to them. He said, “All authority in heaven and on earth … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #70

FORGIVENESS Sermon by Minister Hicks 59:15 Minister Hicks Album Christianity

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #69

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: ““CHAPTER THREE: POWER FOR DISCIPLESHIP- THE RESURRECTION The power to be a “living sacrifice” must come from within, from having devoted ourselves to our Master, from the indwelling of … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #68

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “Having established the fact that we can offer God nothing more desirable to Him than ourselves (“I am the Lord your God. You shall have no other gods before … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #67

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “”How were we dead and yet breathing? Explain that, will you! “And you were dead in your trespasses and sins, in which you formerly walked according to the course … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #66

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “Remember that baptism we disciples experienced? “Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death? Therefore … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #65

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: ““In Romans 12: 9 – 21, Paul describes further The Disciples’ Balancing Act. Paul speaks to a disciple’s internal orientation, how he/she manages himself, his own spirit, his inner … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #64

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “BALANCING” “”An important aspect of balancing for a disciple is being able to order one’s priorities. A disciple should “Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, (knowing … Continue reading

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