“As a son with his father,” part 2

Learning To Be Full Of Grace And Truth.

Picking up where I left off yesterday morning…

The Great Commandment tells us what the godly life looks like; a life of love for God and a love for our neighbor. Everything Scripture teaches leads back to these twin commands: love God, and love your neighbor as yourself.

The Great Commission tells us the method God directs us to use to accomplish this: that method is through using a special relationship called discipleship.

Before we get into things let’s take a moment to define what a disciple is so we are all on the same page. The Greek word that we translate as disciple at its core means “learner,” “student,” or “pupil.” It occurs 269 times in the NT and every time is translated as “disciple.”

In our Western way of thinking, being a student means mastering knowledge, so that we know how to do things, and gain mastery…

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