#86 Fellowship with the Son
Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017Print
About The Mystery of Discipleship Series
Jesus’ closest disciples were trusted to speak for Him and tell us His story. All are called to the mystery of discipleship, but the choice is ours.
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 the end of the great discourse (Luke 14) on Discipleship, I have been much in prayer for the Lord’s direction. This verse has captured my heart and amazed me.
Above all, we are called to commune with Jesus as His companion. Imagine! The Lord of the universe wants fellowship with us. Fellowship is sharing the same values, going the same way, having a heart relationship. It is dialogue, togetherness, harmony. Simple friendship—Christ always with me and I, always with Him. We are called to this…
I think of Jesus in Gethsemane, how He wanted companions to watch with Him and no one could even stay awake. In the Holy Spirit, now we can both stay awake and follow Him to the cross, over and over. Jesus has given us the loyalty to Himself of which humanity is incapable. And it is a literal calling of the Father to ‘fellowship with the Son.’ May we be His friend even as He has been our dearest Friend…