Adventures in Discipleship

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Chuck Bonadies continues the study of Matthew with a lesson on Discipleship.http://suberroad.org/Media/Services/Matthew/Adventures-in-Discipleship

Text of Adventures in Discipleship

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2. Adventures in Discipleship
Matthew 8:23-27
3.

  • The Setting (v. 23)

Calming of the Sea
4. Challenge to the Distracted
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5.

  • The Setting (v. 23)

6. The Storm (v. 24a)Calming of the Sea
7. Sea
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8. Storm
The combined nuclear arsenal of the United States and former Soviet Union dont contain enough energy to keep a hurricane going for one day.
Sebastian Junger, The Perfect Storm.
9.

  • The Setting (v. 23)

10. The Storm (v. 24) 11. The Salvation (v. 25-26)Calming of the Sea
12. What does it mean to follow Jesus?
Calming of the Sea
13.

  • Commitment

Discipleship
14. Two hindrances to commitment:

  • Material (8:19-20)

15. Cultural (8:21-22)Commitment
16. The cultural let down
Commitment
17.

  • Commitment

18. HardshipDiscipleship
19. Two tempting questions:

  • Did I make the right commitment?

Hardship
20. Two tempting questions:

  • Did I make the right commitment?

21. What are other people thinking?Hardship
22.

  • Commitment

23. Hardship 24. FaithDiscipleship
25. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
Matthew 6:30
Faith
26. Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment, even unto my cause, my God and my Lord.
Psalm35:23
Faith
27. Why sleepest thou, O Lord?
Psalm44:23
Faith
28. A New Beginning