is obedient to the scriptures, has a vibrant prayer life

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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 themselves and lives a generous life.
Point 1: A disciple is obedient to the scriptures
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.
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”
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
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;
I know them, and they follow me.
2.We believe Jesus Christ is the living Word of God
in our midst whom we trust in life and death.
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.
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.
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.
3. We believe that the Bible is God’s Word and is
the primary authority for our faith and practice.
§ James 1:23-25 - 23 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.
§ A Disciple is Obedient to the Scripture in
what they do.
Point 2: A disciple has a vibrant prayer life…..
Point 2: A disciple has a vibrant prayer life…..
1. God speaks to us through the Bible.
Christians speak to God through prayer.
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
b. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 pray without ceasing
b. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 pray without ceasing
i. God wants you praying because prayer
gets Him involved in your life.
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.
2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation.
2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation.
a. Talk with God not just to God.
2. Vibrant prayer life is a two way conversation.
a. Talk with God not just to God.
b. What should I say?
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!
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
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
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
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!)
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!)
A disciple is obedient to the scriptures,
has a vibrant prayer life…..
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