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1 Experiencing DISCIPLESHIP Experiencing DISCIPLESHIP Adult Sabbath School Lesson PowerPoint Presentation February 23, st Quarter 2008, Discipleship ADAPT it! Teaching Approach

2 Christ’s disciples need to experience God personally

3 Memory Verse MARK 8:34 “And he called unto him the multitude with his disciples, and said unto them, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.”

4 EXPERIENTIAL DISCIPLESHIP STEPS WE NEED TO MAKE Accept Jesus as your personal Savior Depend totally upon God

5 Accept Jesus as your Savior STEP ONE

6 Jesus as Our Savior A. What does it mean to eat the flesh and drink the blood of Christ? John 6:43-58 To eat the flesh and drink the blood of Christ is to receive Him as our personal Savior

7 Jesus as Our Savior “To eat the flesh and drink the blood of Christ is to receive Him as a personal Saviour... What food is to the body, Christ must be to the soul. Food cannot benefit us unless we eat it... So Christ is of no value to us if we do not know Him as a personal Savior.”—EGW, Desire of Ages, p QUOTATION

8 Jesus as Our Savior B. Why does Jesus use the analogy of eating His flesh and drinking His blood to show the importance of abiding in Him? John 15:5 Our physical bodies cannot survive without food and water, we cannot survive spiritually without Christ

9 Depend totally upon God STEP ONE

10 Dependence Upon God Children are teachable It takes humility to have a teachable spirit A. What is it about children that make them such good examples of discipleship? Matthew 18:1-4

11 Dependence Upon God Death to self Willingness to Lose everything for the sake of the gospel B. What does it mean to bear our cross for Jesus? Mark 8:33-38

12 SUMMARY We can have a personal experience with Jesus By Depending totally upon God By Accepting Jesus as your personal Savior

13 Christ’s disciples need to experience God personally

14 APPLY How can this lesson about discipleship affect my life today? Do I have the desire to accept Jesus as our Savior everyday? Do I have the desire to depend totally upon God? Q

15 PLAN How can we use this lesson about discipleship this coming week? What are the practical things we can do to maintain our personal relationship with Jesus? Q

16 TRANSFER TRUTH What changes do I need in my life? What biblical principle from the lesson can we use today? Q

17 TRANSFER TRUTH What changes do I need in my life? We need to maintain our personal relationship with God We are so busy 1.By daily surrender of ourselves to God 2. By spending time in prayer and Bible Study This coming week I will continue to study Christ’s life from the Bible and from the books of the Spirit of Prophecy PRINCIPLEAPPLICATIONPROBLEMDECISION Let’s make the decision! Q

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19 ASSOCIATE truth – Why should I study this lesson? DISCOVER truth – What does the Bible say about this truth? APPLY truth – How can this truth affect my life today ? PLAN using the truth – How can I use this truth today? TRANSFER truth to life – What changes do I need in my life? ADAPT it! Teaching Approach Teach With Power Ministry Effective for SMALL GROUPS


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