[S]o many … dedicated people, having no one but themselves to save themselves, end up disillusioned … They are disillusioned because they started out with a great illusion. For them there is no sinner or no sin …
One week from today, on Wednesday, March 1, at 7pm at Horizon Central, we begin a 12-week series called Make Disciples. During the 12 weeks, we will address 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.
Below you will find links to an overview of the full 12 weeks and for the first area on the map that we will address, Embracing God’s Story: The Gospel of Grace.
The Deliverance of St. Paul and St. Barnabas (oil on canvas) by Halle, Claude-Guy (1652-1736) oil on canvas Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France out of copyright
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.
God is going to reveal his strength – his strong arm – in an unbelievable way. What does the powerful arm of God look like? It looks like Jesus – humiliated, rejected and beaten, and then dying on a cross.