Path … Narrow and Hard (Doctrine of a Disciple)

We are going to break this verse up and look at the parts in a different order. We’ll bring it all back together in the end. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction …  Matthew 7 The original word translated as broad, also convey’s spacious.  So this path…

Do unto others … (Doctrine of a Disciple)

The next verse really isn’t a stand alone verse, that is evident by the first word ‘So.” We really can’t determine how far back the so goes, most commentators say it is a summation of everything before it starting in Matthew 5:1. Whatever it is, it can stand by itself if put into practice. 12 So…

Trust … Stress and Worry (Doctrine of a Disciple)

One of the leading causes of death is … Stress. Many diseases, accidents, suicides, and even murder tend to have a trace of stress somewhere in the paths leading up to them. Here is the current definition of ‘stress’: a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.…

A Doctrine of a Disciple

This will be updated as I progress through scripture looking at what Jesus said and did. Basically, it’s compiling a listing of Christian Disciple Doctrines – Christian – meaning Christ Follower. I changed this after listening to a message by Andy Stanley, “Christian: Overview”. “Disciple” is an intimidating word because it’s concrete. It means a learner, pupil,…