The Way of Discipleship

This series of Bible lessons explains the nature of being a disciple of Christ.  It goes back to the foundations.  Jesus Christ commissioned his disciples, the apostles, to begin the work of preaching the gospel at Jerusalem, widening out to all Judea, Samaria and eventually all the earth.

Carefully go through the lessons to learn what is expected of a disciple, how the early congregations were organised, their doctrine and practices.  Notice that ALL within each congregation had the responsibility of organising and contributing to its affairs.  There is only ONE leader, and that is the Lord Jesus Christ.  Popes and priests have no place in the work of salvation.

Being a disciple means that we are to exhibit God in our personal life, in our families, in the congregation and in the world.  We need to learn to be discerning (Hebrews 5:14), choosing “not to love the world or the things of the world” but “do the will of God” that we might abide for ever (1 John 2:15-17).