Tag: prayer

You are a Disciple of Christ

(I recommend you follow this study in order starting with Path to Discipleship.) “Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.”  Mark…

Discipleship Discipline Five

(I recommend you follow this study in order starting with Path to Discipleship.) Share the Gospel with the World The goal of Discipleship Discipline Five is to develop the ability to articulate why you are a Christian, why others should trust Jesus as their…

Discipleship Discipline Three

(I recommend you follow this study in order starting with Path to Discipleship.) Pray Without Ceasing The goal of Discipleship Discipline Three is to develop a regular practice of prayer individually, one-on-on, and in groups. Prayer is vitally important to your path to discipleship. …

Path to Discipleship

“Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.”  Mark 8:34 (NIV) It doesn’t matter if you’ve been a Christian for five minutes…

Bible Study about Prayer, Hope and the Church

When you have reached the more advanced stages of your Bible study, you will want to consider a more intimate relationship with God.  The more you know God, the more you will want to be close to Him.  One area of concern for many…

How to Please God

God wants you to be happy, full of joy, looking forward to your future, and celebrating your past.  We reach this place in our lives when we turn from our sin and trust Jesus as our Savior.  The primary way we please God is…

Where are you at spiritually?

When we become followers of Jesus Christ we begin a long journey toward our eternal existence.  Along the way there are many opportunities to become sidetracked or stalled by distractions.  Sometimes what looks like the right way to go is actually the devil in…

Reconnecting with God

How you got unconnected from God is unimportant.  In fact, you may not be as unconnected as you think.  Or perhaps, you just want to get better connected.  In all cases, the path for improving, developing, or rekindling a relationship with God starts right…

7 Ways to be closer to God

Children have a purity about them that is hard to find in adults.  A young heart is more open and ready to love and a young mind is more inclined to change.  One of the best ways to be closer to God is to…

Are You Praying Too Much?

A large part of serving God is staying in contact with Him through prayer.  Your relationship with God depends on good communication.  We need to construct our prayers in a way that pleases God and not in a way that irritates Him. Turning on…