The life of the disciple is the life of a learner. We are to constantly fix our eyes and ears to the Master. He teachers us through His word. Our goal as a disciple is never to just believe God’s Word; the goal is to obey God’s Word.
1. How will I read God’s Word? ( Psalm 119:9-16)
You might start with a plan to read a chapter a day, or you could consider using an intentional Bible reading plan that covers all of Scripture over a certain period of time.
A two year reading plan:
A daily reading plan:
A Family and Personal Daily Reading Plan:
2. How will I memorize God’s Word? (1 Peter 3:13-17)
As you read, look for verses, paragraphs, or even chapters that seem particularly significant and applicable to your life. Then commit them to memory. Again, maybe you can start by memorizing a verse a week, and then eventually can take on more. As a starting point, you might commit to memorize a verse from the Sunday sermon outline.
3. How will I learn God’s Word from others? ( 1 Cor. 12:14-26)
Reading, studying, and understanding the Bible is not just an individual effort; it’s a community project. We all need pastors who are teaching God’s Word faithfully to us and brothers and sisters who are consistently encouraging us with Gods Word. Identify simple and intentional ways you will learn God’s Word from others, whether that’s in a worship gathering, a small group, the Institute for Disciple-Making, or through particular books and resources.
1. Orthodoxy – (2 Timothy 2:15-18) is the key with this.
2. Hebrews 3:12 –14
3. Galatians 5:13, John 13:35-
The only way to disciple someone else is to be a disciple!
Romans 10:13 – Call upon Jesus