3. What is Foundational for Discipling Someone? PDF


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This is the third of four sessions of our “Being and Making Disciples” workshop held in Săcele on September 1, 2012. In this session we answered the question “What is Foundational for Discipling Someone? by looking at what to do to help build a strong foundation in the life of those we disciple. The topics covered included looking the big picture, being vs doing, the gospel of Jesus, three main tools Jesus uses, it’s all about Jesus, our heart motivation and our new identity.

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3. What is Foundational for Discipling Someone? PDF

  1. 1. What is Foundational forDiscipling Someone?
  2. 2. What DoesIt Mean to be aDisciple of Jesus?
  3. 3. How Do I Begin toDisciple Someone?
  4. 4. What is Foundational forDiscipling Someone?
  5. 5. Know theBig Picture
  6. 6. WomanLooking at Map
  7. 7. Blueprints
  8. 8. The Big Picture JesusGospel Church Mission
  9. 9. Our Mission Glorifying God and JesusProclaiming Discipling Loving Kingdom of God
  10. 10. Cart before the horse
  11. 11. Being vs.Doing
  12. 12. Being vs. DoingReligion: “I obey; therefore, I’maccepted.”Gospel: “I’m accepted; therefore,I obey.” Tim Keller
  13. 13. Colosseum
  14. 14. Being vs. DoingTherefore, I urge you, brothers andsisters, in view of God’s mercy, tooffer your bodies as a living sacrifice,holy and pleasing to God—this isyour true and proper worship. Romans 12:1 (NIV)
  15. 15. Being vs. DoingDo not conform to the pattern of thisworld, but be transformed by therenewing of your mind. Then youwill be able to test and approve whatGod’s will is —his good, pleasingand perfect will. Romans 12:2 (NIV)
  16. 16. Oranges in a tree
  17. 17. GrapevineI am the vine; you are the branches.If you remain in me and I in you,you will bear much fruit; apart fromme you can do nothing. John 15:5 (NIV)
  18. 18. What is Foundational forDiscipling Someone?
  19. 19. The Gospel of Jesus
  20. 20. FoundationFor no one can lay any foundationother than the one already laid,which is Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 3:11 (NIV)
  21. 21. Power of GodI am not ashamed of the gospel,because it is the power of Godfor the salvation of everyonewho believes... Romans 1:16 (NIV 84)
  22. 22. Power of GodWhatever happens, conduct yourselvesin a manner worthy of the gospel ofChrist. Philippians 1:27 (NIV)
  23. 23. Potter’s Hands
  24. 24. Three Main Tools1. Word of God - Study2. Holy Spirit - Prayer3. Church - Fellowship
  25. 25. Word of GodTo the Jews who had believed him,Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching,you are really my disciples. Then youwill know the truth, and the truth willset you free.” John 8:31-32 (NIV)
  26. 26. Word of GodLet the word of Christ dwell in yourichly in all wisdom, teaching andadmonishing one another in psalmsand hymns and spiritual songs,singing with grace in your hearts tothe Lord. Colossians 3:16 (NIV)
  27. 27. Word of GodFor the word of God is alive and active.Sharper than any double-edged sword,it penetrates even to dividing soul andspirit, joints and marrow; it judges thethoughts and attitudes of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 (NIV)
  28. 28. Word of GodAll Scripture is God-breathed andis useful for teaching, rebuking,correcting and training inrighteousness, 2 Timothy 3:16 (NIV)
  29. 29. Bible Gospel Jesus
  30. 30. Looking at the Word
  31. 31. Word of God1. Hearing2. Reading3. Studying4. Memorizing5. Meditation
  32. 32. Getting Started 1. Matthew 2. Romans 3. Acts
  33. 33. Questions to Ask1. What did I learn about Jesus, the Father and the Holy Spirit?2. What did I learn about myself?3. What did I learn about the gospel?4. What did I learn about being a disciple?5. What does Jesus want me to do with what I learned?
  34. 34. Dove with water
  35. 35. Holy SpiritI have much more to say to you, morethan you can now bear. But when he, theSpirit of truth, comes, he will guide youinto all the truth. He will not speak on hisown; he will speak only what he hears,and he will tell you what is yet to come.He will glorify me because it is from methat he will receive what he will makeknown to you. John 16:12-14 (NIV)
  36. 36. PrayerDo not be anxious about anything,but in every situation, by prayer andpetition, with thanksgiving, presentyour requests to God. And thepeace of God, which transcends allunderstanding, will guard yourhearts and your minds in ChristJesus. Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)
  37. 37. PrayerBe anxious for nothing, but ineverything by prayer and supplication,with thanksgiving, let your requestsbe made known to God; and the peaceof God, which surpasses allunderstanding, will guard your heartsand minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7
  38. 38. PrayerBe anxious for nothing, but ineverything by prayer and supplication,with thanksgiving, let your requestsbe made known to God; and the peaceof God, which surpasses allunderstanding, will guard your heartsand minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7
  39. 39. Family at Cross
  40. 40. Importance of the ChurchAnd God placed all things under hisfeet and appointed him to be headover everything for the church,which is his body, the fullness ofhim who fills everything in everyway. Ephesians 1:22-23 (NIV)
  41. 41. Importance of FellowshipAnd let us consider how we mayspur one another on toward loveand good deeds, not giving upmeeting together, as some are in thehabit of doing, but encouraging oneanother —and all the more as yousee the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:24-25 (NIV)
  42. 42. Using Spiritual GiftsA spiritual gift is given to each of usso we can help each other. 1 Corinthians 12:7 (NLT)
  43. 43. BuildingFoundation
  44. 44. Building the Foundation 1. It’s About Jesus 2. Our Heart Motivation 3. New Identity
  45. 45. Jesus
  46. 46. It’s About Jesus!You search the Scriptures becauseyou think they give you eternal life.But the Scriptures point to me! John 5:39 (NLT)
  47. 47. It’s About Jesus!Then Jesus said to them, “You foolishpeople! You find it so hard to believe allthat the prophets wrote in the Scriptures.Wasn’t it clearly predicted that theMessiah would have to suffer all thesethings before entering his glory?” ThenJesus took them through the writings ofMoses and all the prophets, explainingfrom all the Scriptures the thingsconcerning himself. Luke 24:25-27 (NLT)
  48. 48. It’s About Jesus!Jesus answered, “I am the way andthe truth and the life. No one comesto the Father except through me.” John 14:6 (NIV)
  49. 49. It’s About Jesus!Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, theauthor and perfecter of our faith... Hebrews 12:2 (NIV 84)
  50. 50. It’s About Jesus!I have been crucified with Christ andI no longer live, but Christ lives inme. The life I now live in the body, Ilive by faith in the Son of God, wholoved me and gave himself for me. Galatians 2:20 (NIV)
  51. 51. It’s About Jesus!I am the vine; you are the branches.If you remain in me and I in you,you will bear much fruit; apart fromme you can do nothing. John 15:5 (NIV)
  52. 52. Heart
  53. 53. The HeartThe human heart is the most deceitfulof all things, and desperately wicked.Who really knows how bad it is? Jeremiah 17:9 (NLT)
  54. 54. The HeartThen Jesus called to the crowd tocome and hear. “All of you listen,” hesaid, “and try to understand. It’s notwhat goes into your body that defilesyou; you are defiled by what comesfrom your heart.” Mark 7:14-15 (NLT)
  55. 55. The HeartAnd then he added, “It is what comes frominside that defiles you. For from within,out of a person’s heart, come evilthoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder,adultery, greed, wickedness, deceit, lustfuldesires, envy, slander, pride, andfoolishness. All these vile things comefrom within; they are what defile you.” Mark 7:20-23 (NLT)
  56. 56. The HeartJesus replied, “I tell you the truth, you wantto be with me because I fed you, notbecause you understood the miraculoussigns. John 6:26 (NLT)
  57. 57. Lake of Fire
  58. 58. The HeartWhy do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ anddo not do what I say? Luke 6:46 (NIV)
  59. 59. The HeartJesus replied, “Anyone who loves mewill obey my teaching.” John 14:23 (NIV)
  60. 60. The Heart“You simply cannot live as God callsfor you to live unless you have apractical grasp of the forgiving andenabling grace youve been given.” Paul Tripp
  61. 61. The Heart“We can never show the love of Christuntil we understand the love of Christ. Andwe can never understand the love of Christuntil we understand His death. And we cannever understand the death of Christ untilwe understand why He died. And we cannever understand why He died until weunderstand His holiness and our sin.” Ed Stetzer and Philip Nation
  62. 62. The HeartFor God, who said, “Let light shineout of darkness,” made his light shinein our hearts to give us the light of theknowledge of God’s glory displayed inthe face of Christ. 2 Corinthians 4:6 (NIV)
  63. 63. U-Turn Sign
  64. 64. Boy Pondering Cross
  65. 65. Repentance & Faith1. Recognize your sin. (Psalm 139:23-24)2. Identify and understand the lies, false beliefs, wrong desires and idols behind your sin.3. Take responsibility for your sin & confess it.4. Turn from your sin and turn to God.5. Remember, rejoice and rest in what Jesus has done for your sin.6. Take hold of the gospel truth for yourself.7. Trust Jesus and ask Him for help. (John 15:5) Study Psalm 51
  66. 66. Man Looking in Mirror
  67. 67. New IdentityTherefore, if anyone is in Christ, he isa new creation; old things havepassed away; behold, all things havebecome new. 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NIV 84)
  68. 68. The End – 2 Corinthians 5:17
  69. 69. New IdentityWe are therefore Christ’s ambassadors,as though God were making his appealthrough us. We implore you on Christ’sbehalf: Be reconciled to God. 2 Corinthians 5:20 (NIV)
  70. 70. New IdentityDon’t you know that you yourselvesare God’s temple and that God’s Spiritdwells in your midst? 1 Corinthians 3:16 (NIV)
  71. 71. New IdentitySo in Christ Jesus you are all childrenof God through faith, for all of youwho were baptized into Christ haveclothed yourselves with Christ. Galatians 3:26-27 (NIV)
  72. 72. New IdentityBut our citizenship is in heaven. Andwe eagerly await a Savior from there,the Lord Jesus Christ, Philippians 3:20 (NIV)
  73. 73. New IdentityBut you are a chosen people, a royalpriesthood, a holy nation, God’s specialpossession, that you may declare thepraises of him who called you out ofdarkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9 (NIV)
  74. 74. New IdentitySee what great love the Father haslavished on us, that we should becalled children of God! And that iswhat we are!... 1 John 3:1 (NIV)
  75. 75. New Identity...go and make disciples... Matthew 28:19 (NIV)
  76. 76. New IdentityYou cannot change your identitywithout a radical experience of mercy;without a radical experience of grace;without a radical experience of love. Tim Keller
  77. 77. Question MarkQuestion Mark