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Bible Text: John 8:31-59 | Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: John, Paternity Dispute
1. “A Biblical Profile of a Disciple” (taken from Essentials of Discipleship by Francis M. Cosgrove):
-A disciple is a learner—open and teachable.
-A disciple puts Christ first in all areas of his/her life.
-A disciple is committed to a life of purity and is taking steps to separate from sin.
-A disciple has a daily devotional time and is developing in his/her prayer life.
-A disciple demonstrates a desire to learn and apply the Word of God.
-A disciple has a heart for sharing his/her faith.
-A disciple attends church regularly to worship God, to have his/her spiritual needs met, and to make a contribution to the body of believers.
-A disciple fellowships regularly with other believers, displaying love and unity.
– A disciple demonstrates a servant heart by helping others in practical ways.
-A disciple gives regularly and honors God with his/her finances.
-A disciple demonstrates the fruit of the Spirit by an attractive relationship with Christ and his /her fellow man.
2. It would be a good exercise for each believer to turn this list into questions as a test of our growth in discipleship and maturity.