Devotional Series : The Mystery of Discipleship


The Mystery of Discipleship

Mystery of Discipleship


Now that The Mystery of Discipleship devotional series has concluded, we are thrilled to let you know that these devotions will soon be available in print! It is our prayer that this 91-day devotional will be published and ready to … Continue reading

The Mystery of Discipleship

#91 Whose Love Do You Love?


The Pharisees did not recognize Jesus because they: “loved to pray…to be seen by men” (Matthew 6:5). “loved the most important seats…” (Luke 11:43). The Pharisees loved. They did! They just loved SELF. What you love becomes your master. Money “feels” like … Continue reading

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#90 The Disciples Were Following Love


Matthew 4:20 Immediately they left their nets and followed Him. Matthew 4:22 Immediately they left their father and their boat and followed Him. Mark 1:20 Immediately He called them and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the … Continue reading

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#89 Seeing the Father


Watchman Nee from the book Worship God: “To know Him as Father is a personal relationship but to know Him as God is knowing His official and exalted standing in the universe. Many know Him as Father, but they do … Continue reading

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#88 From the Eyes of Your Heart


Ephesians 1:16-18 ESV “…remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him, having the eyes of your … Continue reading

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#87 To See the Lord


Acts 2:25 NASB For David says of Him, I saw the Lord always in my presence… To see the Lord. That is what impels a believer to give all, do all, leave all for the Lord. A clear seeing of … Continue reading

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#86 Fellowship with the Son


1 Corinthians 1:9 NASB God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. AMPC: …you were called into companionship and participation with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. As I came to … Continue reading

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#85 Spiritual Ears that Hear God


We come to the end of Jesus’ discourse on discipleship in Luke 14:35 – ESV: He who has ears to hear, let him hear. AMP: He who has ears to hear, let him listen and consider and comprehend by hearing. … Continue reading

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#84 The Disciple’s Spiritual Purity


Matthew 5:13 AMPC You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste (its strength, its quality), how can its saltness be restored? It is not good for anything any longer but to be thrown out … Continue reading

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#83 Mixture Is Wanting Something for ME


1 John 2:15-17 ESV Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world – the desires of … Continue reading

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#82 For Love of the World


Luke 14:34-35a AMPC Salt is good [an excellent thing], but if salt has lost its strength and has become saltless (insipid, flat) how shall its saltiness be restored? It is fit neither for the land nor for the manure heap; … Continue reading

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#81 The Conscience of the World


Luke 14:34-35 ESV Salt is good, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is of no use either for the soil or for the manure pile. It is thrown away. He who has … Continue reading

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#80 Salt, the Unseen Spark


Luke 14:33-34 NASB So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions. Therefore, salt is good; but if even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be seasoned? The true … Continue reading

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#79 Salt of the Earth


Luke 14:33-34 NASB So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions. Therefore, salt is good; but if even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be seasoned? Oh, the … Continue reading

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#78 The Heart’s Possessions


Luke 14:33 NASB So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions. The Lord is ever concerned with the heart, only the heart. All of life is the exposure of the … Continue reading

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#77 Priests and Disciples


Luke 14:33 NASB So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions. The priests of the Old Testament could own nothing, yet the best was theirs. They could own no land, but … Continue reading

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#76 Faith and Surrender Were the Victory


Reading Matthew 4: The Temptation of Jesus    Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on … Continue reading

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#75 Soldier of Christ Jesus


2 Timothy 2:3-4 AMPC Take (with me) your share of the hardships and suffering [which you are called to endure] as a good (first-class) soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier when in service gets entangled in the enterprises of [civilian] … Continue reading

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#74 We Will Be Sifted Like Wheat


Luke 22:31-32 NASB Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers. Sifted like … Continue reading

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#73 Jesus’ Prayer in Warfare


Luke 22:31 NASB Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail… Jesus’ prayers were bare and to the marrow of the need. This is … Continue reading