APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING UNDER JESUS

APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING UNDER JESUS

Disciples of Jesus are not just His students; they are His apprentices. The idea of a student is only theoretical. But, the idea of an apprentice is something quite practical. When Jesus chose twelve ordinary people to be with Him, what He intended was not for them to be mere students but apprentices, not to be merely theoretical, but to be very practical. The Greek word “mathetes” for “disciple” in the New Testament means “a learner or a pupil.” But in Aramaic, the word “disciple” does not mean a student, but an apprentice…

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OVERCOMING YOUR FEAR

OVERCOMING YOUR FEAR

Your victory over fear starts with you understanding or acknowledging that fear is a disobedience to God’s command that you should not fear. God commands: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine.” (Isa. 43:1 NKJV). Any of your actions that is not borne out of faith is a sin in God’s sight; “for whatever is not from faith is sin.” (Rom. 14:23 NKJV).

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HEARING & RECOGNIZING GOD’S VOICE

HEARING & RECOGNIZING GOD’S VOICE

It is God’s desire and delight to have a personal, intimate, and unique relationship with every one of His children. This kind of intimate relationship is not possible without an effective and continuous communication. Hearing God’s voice is not a special gift exclusively reserved for a special class of believers. Every born again believer has a divine inherent capacity to hear, discern, recognize or know God’s voice…

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THE RENEWING OF YOUR MIND

THE RENEWING OF YOUR MIND

The renewing of your mind is the continuous process of getting rid, clearing away, or putting off the remains, imprints, mindsets, desires, values, principles, patterns or passions of the old sinful and corrupt man (your old self) which are still stored in your mind after you are born again. It is also the process of re-setting, re-programming or re-installing your mind with the truths of God’s Word. It is simply putting off the old man’s mindsets (self-centred attitudes) and putting on the new man’s mindsets (Christ-centred attitudes)…

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VICTORY OVER THE WORLD (Part 2)

VICTORY OVER THE WORLD (Part 2)

The world is hostile to the cause of Christ and hate Christ’s disciples even as it has hated Christ. Jesus said: “If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you.” (John 15:18). No one can therefore follow and serve the Lord faithfully without overcoming the world. It is therefore very crucial for anyone who wants to follow and serve Christ on the His terms to know how to overcome the world and its lusts, evil influences, pollutions and oppositions…

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