Anglican Church Of Nigeria Weekly Sunday School/ Bible Studies Manual For November 10, 2019 : TOPIC – GODLY LEADERSHIP AND CHRISTIAN DISCIPLESHIP.

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Anglican Church Of Nigeria Weekly Sunday School/ Bible Studies Manual For November 10, 2019 : TOPIC – GODLY LEADERSHIP AND CHRISTIAN DISCIPLESHIP.

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Study 3/33 November 10 Trinity 21

SUB THEME : GODLY LEADERSHIP AND CHRISTIAN DISCIPLESHIP.

TOPIC : Agents for Christian Discipleship (disciple/disciple maker).

TEXTS : Acts 2: 42; 1 Thes.4:1-7 .


AIMS : To:

i. examine the meaning and qualities of a true disciple ;

ii. examine the requisite attributes of a discipler;

iii. help the Church take proactive measures towards raising the agents for

Christian discipleship (both disciples and disciplers ).

INTRODUCTION

Christian Discipleship is serious business. It takes more than a mere wish and

‘talking about it’. Apart from knowing the programme for discipleship, should

understand the qualities and attributes needed in the agents for discipleship.

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This study promises to help in identifying these qualities and attributes with a

view to raising quality agents for Christian discipleship .

STUDY GUIDE

1. Who is a true disciple, and what are his/her qualifications? John 3:3; 8:31;

13:35; Mk.16:17; Eph.5:1-2; Acts 2:42;

2. Identify and discuss what is expected of a discipler from: Matt.11:29; Acts

23:1; 24:16; 1 Cor.4:2; 9:12; 11:1; Phil.1:29; Col.3:16; 1 Thes.4:1 -.7

3. Identify the cost of discipleship that both disciples and agents should know:

Luke 14:26-27, 33; John 12:24 .

4. From all the foregoing, how can the Church raise adequate agents for

Christian discipleship? Matt.28:19-20; Acts 6:3; 15:22, 40 .

CONCLUSION : To raise quality disciples, there must be quality agents.

Christian discipleship in any Church is a reflection on the quality of leadership

there. It is like a cycle (Godly leadership quality disciple makers

quality disciples and vice versa).

FOOD FOR THOUGHT : Only Christian truly willing to die to their sinful nature

are really ready for a serious discipleship programme .

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