SERMONS & BIBLE STUDY
2016 DISCIPLE of HIS LOVE
Kilough's 2016 Emphasis is 'TALMID'. (Pronounced: tal meed)
This word is the 'singular' Hebrew noun meaning 'disciple' in its truest sense: those who leave family to study and follow the ways of their teacher [rabbi]. They study not only to learn what their teacher knows but to become the type of man their teacher is. From the Hebrew root word "limmud" meaning "instructed". ( NOTE: Talmidim is the plural for 'disciples' & pronounced 'tal mee deem')
MISTAKENLY, the church, in general, has promoted 'DISCIPLESHIP' as 'evangelism' - it is not! Discipleship is the 'follow-up' of 'evangelism'!
The number 16 in the Bible is a number which is a reference of 'love' - there is no better description of 'discipleship' than 'love' - devotion!
Matthew 22:37, 38 tell us Jesus said, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind." This is the first and greatest commandment.
A devotion to Christ is expressed by the Apostle Paul in Philippians 3:10, which says, "I want to knowChrist— yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrectionfrom the dead."
We are living in a day which requires not just a 'verbal' identification with 'Christianity', but a sincere commitment to 'discipleship'.
To know more about this emphasis, simply, click on the following link and really take time to know 'discipleship'. The pupil and the teacher. Jesus wasn't the 'first' to say, 'Follow me' - that is why the 12 went without reservation! Read the compilation for a bit more information. CLICK HERE for THE COMPILATION!