Make Disciples. Week 10: Spiritual Fruit

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Last Week, we got together for Week 10 of 12 in our “Make Disciples.” series. Below you will find links to an overview of the full 12 weeks and for the tenth area on the map, Experiencing God’s Power: Spiritual Fruit.

Overview

Make Disciples. Week 10

During the 12 weeks, we are addressing areas on a comprehensive discipleship map.  After discussing each area, we will try to establish Milestones that would provide evidence of personal spiritual growth – markers that we work toward. 

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Central Reflections: Forging a Common Identity

Edmund Clowney 1917-2005.jpgWe are united to Christ; the living stones are joined to the cornerstone. In that way the church becomes the true house of God. Peter’s language is corporate. He thinks of the spiritual temple, not as the body of an individual believer, but as the body of believers, the company of those who are joined to Christ.

– Edmund Clowney (1917 – 2005)

1 Peter 2.1-12.pdf                 1 Peter 2.1-12.mp3

Central Streaming: Cornelius

 

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  • The Book of Acts
    • Jesus told his followers that they were to make disciples of all the nations, but their movement was still marginal, even within Judaism.  One big step in the gospel’s advancement is narrated for us in Acts 10.

 Acts 10.pdf              Acts 10.mp3

Central Streaming: Pentecost

 

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  • The Book of Acts

    Pentecost or Shavuoth was a Holiday of Harvest. It signified the end of Israel’s harvest season.  Spiritually, at this point, Israel’s harvest season is coming to an end and the Church is being born.

Acts 2.mp3                    Acts 2.pdf

Central Reflections: On All Flesh

Lxx_minor_prophetsIn the Old Testament specific people were given specific ministries and were filled with the Holy Spirit at specific times in order to carry them out.  Joel expected all of that to change.

Joel 2.12-32.pdf        Joel 2.12-32.mp3

Central Streaming: A New Heart

The_Vision_of_The_Valley_of_The_Dry_Bones-810x557Today we connect an Old Testament prophecy with its New Testament theology, binding them together with the event that makes it all possible..

Ezekiel 11.17-20.pdf     Ezekiel 11.17-20.mp3