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Overview: A disciple is obedient to the scriptures, has a vibrant prayer life, attends worship regularly, practices evangelism, loves their neighbor as.

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1 Overview: A disciple is obedient to the scriptures, has a vibrant prayer life, attends worship regularly, practices evangelism, loves their neighbor as themselves and lives a generous life.

2 Point 1: A disciple is obedient to the scriptures

3 1. We believe that the Bible is God’s Word and is the primary authority for our faith and practice.

4 Point 1: A disciple is obedient to the scriptures 1. We believe that the Bible is God’s Word and is the primary authority for our faith and practice. § Obedience = "to follow, heed, comply with commands”

5 Point 1: A disciple is obedient to the scriptures 1. We believe that the Bible is God’s Word and is the primary authority for our faith and practice. § Obedience = "to follow, heed, comply with commands” § “Beware of reasoning about God’s Word – obey It.” Oswald Chambers

6 Point 1: A disciple is obedient to the scriptures 1. We believe that the Bible is God’s Word and is the primary authority for our faith and practice. § Obedience = "to follow, heed, comply with commands” § “Beware of reasoning about God’s Word – obey It.” Oswald Chambers § John 10:27 - My sheep listen to my voice;John 10:27 I know them, and they follow me.

7 2.We believe Jesus Christ is the living Word of God in our midst whom we trust in life and death.

8 2.We believe Jesus Christ is the living Word of God in our midst whom we trust in life and death. § The Word to be heard and obeyed is a Person – Jesus Christ.

9 2.We believe Jesus Christ is the living Word of God in our midst whom we trust in life and death. § The Word to be heard and obeyed is a Person – Jesus Christ. § John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

10 2.We believe Jesus Christ is the living Word of God in our midst whom we trust in life and death. § The Word to be heard and obeyed is a Person – Jesus Christ. § John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. § John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.

11 3. We believe that the Bible is God’s Word and is the primary authority for our faith and practice.

12 § James 1: Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror 24 and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. 25 But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.James 1:23-25

13 § A Disciple is Obedient to the Scripture in what they do.

14 Point 2: A disciple has a vibrant prayer life…..

15 Point 2: A disciple has a vibrant prayer life….. 1. God speaks to us through the Bible. Christians speak to God through prayer.

16 Point 2: A disciple has a vibrant prayer life….. 1. God speaks to us through the Bible. Christians speak to God through prayer. a. “You may as soon find a living man that does not breath, as a living Christian that does not pray.” Matthew Henry

17 b. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 pray without ceasing

18 i. God wants you praying because prayer gets Him involved in your life.

19 b. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 pray without ceasing i. God wants you praying because prayer gets Him involved in your life. ii. God wants you praying because it brings you into His presence.

20 2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation.

21 a. Talk with God not just to God.

22 2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation. a. Talk with God not just to God. b. What should I say?

23 2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation. a. Talk with God not just to God. b. What should I say? i. Praise God for who He is!

24 2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation. a. Talk with God not just to God. b. What should I say? i. Praise God for who He is! ii. Confess your sins

25 2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation. a. Talk with God not just to God. b. What should I say? i. Praise God for who He is! ii. Confess your sins iii. God’s will in your life

26 2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation. a. Talk with God not just to God. b. What should I say? i. Praise God for who He is! ii. Confess your sins iii. God’s will in your life iv. Pray for Others

27 2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation. a. Talk with God not just to God. b. What should I say? i. Praise God for who He is! ii. Confess your sins iii. God’s will in your life iv. Pray for Others c. Will God answer me? (Yes!)

28 2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation. a. Talk with God not just to God. b. What should I say? i. Praise God for who He is! ii. Confess your sins iii. God’s will in your life iv. Pray for Others c. Will God answer me? (Yes!)

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