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Friends & Pizza

Make Disciples

Podcast Discussion Notes

 

How is "making disciples", loving God?

 

John 21:15-17 NLT

Q1: As a follower of Jesus, caring for people is an expression of our love for God. What are some ways that you can help and care for people?

 

Matthew 28:16-20 NIV

What is a disciple?

A disciple is a follower of Jesus, whose goal is to be like him and do the things he does

Q2. What are some ways that we can be like Jesus? What are some things we can do to represent Him to the people around us?

A disciple is supposed to act like Jesus

2 Peter 1:3-8 NIV

Q3. What is the role of the Holy Spirit in helping us to live out God’s divine nature?

A disciple is supposed to do what Jesus did

In our day, a disciple would be called:

In the medical field - an intern

In the construction field - an apprentice

In the business world - a trainee

In theatre - an understudy​

In theatre, an understudy is a performer who learns the lines and blocking or choreography of a regular actor, actress, or other performer in a play. Should the regular actor or actress be unable to appear on stage, the understudy takes over the part.

What Jesus was saying to the disciples was: “I can’t be here, so you’re on. Take my part.”

Q4. Why does Jesus start his conversation with: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.?

Acts 1:8 NIV

How did Jesus make disciples?

1. Come follow me. He did life with them

2. He taught them by example

3. He got them involved in ministry

4. He took them aside to teach them

Q5. What are some practical ways that you can help others become a disciple of Jesus?

Challenge

Share what you’re learning from this study with someone you know. Invite them to join you.

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