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Order of Service

Music……………………..Worship Team
Welcome……………………….Bill Butler
Music……………………..Worship Team
King of Glory
Here’s My Heart
Message………………Gilbert Thurston
Make Disciples
Offering & Announcements
Music……………………..Worship Team
Dismissal……………………..Bill Butler

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It was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians.

-Acts 11:26

While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. ¬†And he said to them, ‚ÄúFollow me, and I will make you fishers of men.‚ÄĚ ¬†Immediately they left their nets and followed him. ¬†And going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them. Immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.¬†

-Matthew 4:18-22

1.  As Jesus disciple He is more concerned with my and than He is my and .

2.  Jesus has already chosen me for my .

You did not choose me. I chose you and sent you out to produce fruit, the kind of fruit that will last.

-John 15:16

There has never been the slightest doubt in my mind that the God who started this great work in you would keep at it and bring it to a flourishing finish on the very day Christ Jesus appears.

-Philippians 1:6

3. My primary call as a disciple is to simply .

4. To follow Jesus as a disciple I must it all .

If people come to me and are not ready to abandon their fathers, mothers, wives, children, brothers, and sisters, as well as their own lives, they cannot be my disciples.

-Luke 14:26

5. To be a disciple means I am .

You give glory to my Father when you produce a lot of fruit and therefore show that you are my disciples.

-John 15:8

Then Jesus said, ‚ÄúAll authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, ¬†and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.‚ÄĚ

-Matthew 28:18-20

To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1.     What do you normally call yourself?  Christian? Believer? Follower of Jesus? Disciple? Why does this matter?

2.     Which of the 5 points in this message do you struggle with the most? Why? How can you overcome this?

3.     What is your next step as a result of this message?