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Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.


John Lennon


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Here's the simplest answer: Within weeks, the disciples proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ, that He had been bodily raised from the dead and appeared to them.


Josh McDowell


#appeared #been #bodily #christ #dead

The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb, but rather the empty grave clothes - undisturbed in form and position.


Josh McDowell


#disciples #empty #first #first thing #form

We need to shed our unearthly and nonsocial and idealistic and romantic and uber-spiritual visions of kingdom and get back to what Jesus meant. By kingdom, Jesus means: God's Dream Society on earth, spreading out from the land of Israel to encompass the whole world.


Scot McKnight


#discipleship #hope #inspirational #justice #religion

Whenever the names of the disciples are enumerated in the New Testament, St. Peter's stands at their head.


John Strachan


#enumerated #head #names #new #new testament

Jesus, Willard says, “does not call us to do what he did, but to be as he was, permeated with love. Then the doing of what he did and said becomes the natural expression of who we are in him.


Dallas Willard


#life

If there is no element of asceticism in our lives, if we give free rein to the desires of the flesh (taking care of course to keep within the limits of what seems permissible to the world), we shall find it hard to train for the service of Christ. When the flesh is satisfied it is hard to pray with cheerfulness or to devote oneself to a life of service which calls for much self-renunciation.


Dietrich Bonhoeffer


#christ #christianity #discipleship #discipline #fasting

Let not him who accepts light in an instant despise him who gropes months in shadows.


Elisabeth Elliot


#salvation #life

The test of mountain-top experiences, of mysticism, of visions of God and of solitariness is when you are “in the soup” of actual circumstances.


Oswald Chambers


#mysticism #experience

Jesus-shaped spirituality hears Jesus say "believe and repent," but the call that resonates most closely in the heart of a disciple is "follow me." The command to follow requires that we take a daily journey in the company of other students. It demands that we be lifelong learners and that we commit to constant growth in spiritual maturity. Discipleship is a call to me, but it is a journey of "we.


Michael Spencer


#internet-monk #jesus #spirituality #spiritual-growth






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