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 Disciple - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A disciple (from the Latin discipulus, a pupil) is one who receives instruction from another; a scholar; a learner; especially, a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher, and implies that the pupil is under the discipline of, and "understands", his teacher; an adherent in doctrine.
While the twelve apostles are the most well known group of people who were identified as disciples of Jesus, there were others: a much larger group of people were identified as disciples in the opening of the passage of the Sermon on the Plain that begins in Luke 6:17.
The other disciple of the twelve, according to Mark was called Thaddaeus, and according to Matthew was named Lebbaeus but surnamed Thaddaeus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Disciple   (535 words)

 Disciple - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Disciple should not be confused with apostle, meaning "one who is sent" or "ambassador".
While the apostles were disciples of Jesus, but not all of his disciples were apostles.
Saint Paul can be considered the first of the disciples of Christ due to his significance in influencing all four gospels with his theology.
www.newkensington.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Disciple   (528 words)

 Disciple Bible Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
DISCIPLE assumes that the Bible is the key to renewal in the church.
DISCIPLE recognizes the human-divine nature of the Bible: The actual texts of Scripture were written by human beings like ourselves in their cultural settings, under the divine inspiration of God.
DISCIPLE is designed as a thirty-four-session study, with sixteen sessions on the Old Testament, one session on the intertestamental period, and fifteen sessions on the New Testament.
www.gbgm-umc.org /smumc-ca/Disciple.htm   (854 words)

 A Disciple's Generous Response
Community Tithes are a disciple’s response to church-affiliated organizations and other charitable nonprofit organizations that are “in the forefrontÂ…recognizing the worth of persons and are committed to bringing the ministry of my Son to bear on their lives” (Doctrine and Covenants 151:9).
Disciples save in order to create a better tomorrow for themselves, their heirs, the church, and the world.
The principle of spending responsibly is a commitment by disciples to use the remainder of their income to live in health and harmony as they support family, personal needs, giftedness, and interests.
www.cofchrist.org /bishop/generosity.asp   (1477 words)

 Disciple Classes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Disciple is an intensive Bible study designed to help participants become better disciples of Christ.
Disciple II, III and IV do not have to be taken in sequence.
Disciple II Wednesday nights 6:30-8:30 PM in room 112 with Cal Seaquist and Dave Himmelsbach as the facilitators.
www.sjumc.org /webfiles/minsitries_outreach/disciple.html   (308 words)

 Disciple - Music
Disciple has been together for over 10 years—since the band was in high school—having played over 1,200 concerts to hundreds of thousands of hard-core, devoted fans.
Disciple went into the studio in early 2004 to record their next independent project with long time producer and friend Travis Wyrick (POD, Pillar).
Disciple is seeking to spread their message and music to as many new faces as possible.
www.christianitytoday.com /music/artists/disciple.html   (1139 words)

In the Four Gospels it is most especially applied to the Apostles, sometimes styled the "twelve disciples" (Matthew 10:1; 11:1; 20:17; 26:20; 28:16, having reference to events subsequent to Christ's Passion, mentions only the "eleven disciples"), sometimes merely called "the disciples" (Matthew 14:19; 15:33, 36; etc.).
The disciples, in this disciples, in this context, are not the crowds of believers who flocked around Christ, but a smaller body of His followers.
They are commonly identified with the seventy-two (seventy, according to the received Greek text, although several Greek manuscripts mention seventy-two, as does the Vulgate) referred to (Luke 10:1) as having been chosen by Jesus.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05029a.htm   (416 words)

 Disciple Bible Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
DISCIPLE recognizes the human-divine nature of the Bible: The actual texts of Scripture were written by human beings like ourselves in cultural settings, under the divine inspiration of God.
DISCIPLE is based on the model of Jesus and the Twelve: Pastors invite into study small groups of twelve potential leaders in their churches, persons with spiritual commitment, open minds, and a hunger for studying the Scripture.
Completion of study of DISCIPLE by groups of twelve is cause for recognition, celebration, and thanksgiving by the whole congregation.
www.reformednet.org /np-umc/disciple.htm   (2190 words)

 Disciple - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Thus the disciples of John the Baptist (Matthew 9:14; Luke 7:18; John 3:25); also of the Pharisees (Matthew 22:16; Mark 2:18; Luke 5:33); of Moses (John 9:28).
In the Acts, after the death and ascension of Jesus, disciples are those who confess Him as the Messiah, Christians (Acts 6:1,2,7; 9:36 (feminine, mathetria); Acts 11:26, "The disciples were called Christians").
The Old Testament has neither the term nor the exact idea, though there is a difference between teacher and scholar among David's singers (1 Chronicles 25:8), and among the prophetic guilds the distinction between the rank and file and the leader (1 Samuel 19:20; 2 Kings 6:5).
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T2721   (382 words)

 Nurture A Disciple - 3,176 in DISCIPLE Bible Study, 893 Christian Believer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
DISCIPLE students will spend at least 80 hours in the class room over the fall and spring semesters, plus the students double or triple that number of hours preparing for the study time.
"DISCIPLE Bible Study and Christian Believer classes seem to attract individuals who are eager to increase their Biblical knowledge in the context of a covenant group," wrote Sheri Hollingsworth, associate pastor of First UMC, Duncanville, in an e-mail.
DISCIPLE Bible Study was characterized as " an excellent entry point for those ‘new’ to the church or ‘coming back’ to the church," said Laura Beagles, director of the Academy of Christian Study at Highland Park UMC, Dallas, in her e-mail.
www.ntcumc.org /ArcNurtr/DsplStud.html   (1076 words)

 Cornerstone Festival :: 2005 Music Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Driven by a mission to make an impact in the world, Disciple has already demanded the attention of thousands who are embracing the band's cutting-edge declaration.
The concept for Disciple began in the heart of singer and bassist Kevin Young while he was in the seventh grade.
Throughout their musical career Disciple has persisted with the thunder and the hunger of a band on a mission.
www.cornerstonefestival.com /bands.cfm?id=100&page=bio   (528 words)

 Online Etymology Dictionary
The golf sense of "extra stroke after a poor shot" (1949) is sometimes said to be from the name of a Canadian golfer in the 1920s whose friends gave him an extra shot in gratitude for driving them over rough roads to their weekly foursome at St. Lambert Country Club near Montreal.
Also used in O.E. for "disciple of Christ." Specific sense of "man who ranks between an earl and a freeman" is c.1470.
The modern spelling is from Scottish, where c.1220 it came to mean "chief of a clan, king's baron," and probably predominated in Eng.
www.etymonline.com /index.php?search=disciple&searchmode=none   (555 words)

 Brothers of the Beloved Disciple Religious Community
With Father George and Father Joseph Mary he is involved in the formation of members of the Brothers of the Beloved Disciple.
All members, priests and brothers, are equally consecrated religious and seek to live and minister as one body united in the love of Jesus.
Disciples who work as a team multiply their effectiveness.
www.brothersofthebeloveddisciple.org   (1080 words)

 Disciple Bible Study
Disciple I - Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study - This is a general survey of the entire bible and is the prerequisite to the other studies.
DISCIPLE Second Generation Studies is a line of projected studies different from but also related in some ways to DISCIPLE Bible study.
The nature of the relationship to DISCIPLE touches on such things as expectation of disciplined daily study, approach to learning, and commitment to attendance and participation in weekly group study.
www.lexumcsc.com /disciple.htm   (1521 words)

Disciple is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
As Christians we are to be disciples of Jesus (Luke 14:26,27).
A disciple is a convert but not all converts are disciples.
www.experiencefestival.com /disciple   (800 words)

The result was DISCIPLE: INTO THE WORD INTO THE WORLD with the challenge of going deeper into the Word and out into the world.
DISCIPLE: UNDER THE TREE OF LIFE was published and groups would study The Writings and Revelation.
DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDIES have been influential in transforming the lives of 1.5 million people.
www.cokesbury.com /disciple_controller.aspx?pageid=50&id=17&type=disc   (338 words)

 Ecclesia Gnostica in Nova Albion: The Beloved Disciple
It is further posited that she was the Beloved Disciple of the Fourth Gospel and, therefore, the founder and leader of what has come to be known as the Johannine Community.
This disciple was obviously an extremely important figure in the history of their community.
This explains Mary Magdalene's identification as the Beloved Disciple in several ancient Gnostic documents from a corpus of literature known as the Nag Hammadi Library.
egina.blogspot.com /2005/06/beloved-disciple.html   (1153 words)

 The Disciple
The Disciple is specifically designed to be easily concealed and carried but also to serve admirably in an open carry role as well.
The entire concept behind The Disciple is to have a small fixed blade that draws fast and is legal in many areas.
The Disciple is designed not only to be used in reverse grip with the cutting edge facing inwards, it is designed to be comfortable in that role.
www.donrearic.com /disciple.html   (5311 words)

 Pietisten: The Beloved Disciple
In the text on the last supper the Beloved Disciple is introduced as "one of the disciples—the one whom Jesus loved—reclining next to Jesus." And then, as we have noted, he is the one through whom Peter had to go in order to learn some undisclosed information.
The role of the Beloved Disciple is as the son of Jesus’ mother.
In this portrayal of the Beloved Disciple set within the commentary of the Gospel and especially the farewell discourses, the Gospel writer, I think, may be inviting his readers to share in that friendship and its rich qualities of loyalty, love and insight.
www.pietisten.org /summer00/disciple.html   (1112 words)

 C h r i s t i a n H a r d c o r e   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Disciple blends rap-rock vocals, crunchy grooves, and Mach-5 force with enough energy to make them multiple repeat offenders on the Loud Charts number one position.
Disciple has performed throughout the United States playing every imaginable venue and music festival, in addition to going overseas to perform music crusades in the former Soviet Union.
With the release of "By God", Disciple stepped up their tour schedule with their sights set on pushing their new album's sales success through the roof.
www.angelfire.com /or2/christianhardcore/disciple.html   (115 words)

 Disciple Bible Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Whether you are a new believer or have been a Christian for many, many years, the DISCIPLE Bible Study program is designed for all who want to grow in their understanding of Scripture and of what it means to be a Disciple of Jesus Christ.
DISCIPLE has four levels with a fifth class, Jesus in the Gospels, being added in 2003-04.
DISCIPLE 1 is a pre-requisite to all other levels and participants must have completed DISCIPLE 1-4 before taking Jesus in the Gospels.
www2.cor.org /devsite/study/disciple/diciple.htm   (331 words)

 Cedar Ridge Community Church : Disciple! Online Study
In fact, that´s a good definition of a disciple: a person who is learning from Jesus Christ how to live life to the full.
He has appeared to his disciples and told them to meet him about 60 miles north of Jerusalem.
Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.
www.crcc.org /section.php?SectionID=24   (625 words)

 Pastor At Large » New Disciple Thoughts
I wanted to write about the new Disciple Bible Study series a couple of weeks ago when I started leading it on Sunday nights, but it looks like Shane beat me to it.
I think by the end of Disciple I one can really start to sense that Scripture is forming us and our “community” instead of the other way around.
I think this is what you where hitting at when you talk about the relationships that develop in Disciple over the 34 week period.
revmhj.com /?p=110   (608 words)

 Disciple, Discipling, Christian Education - A Discipled Nation Plan
Disciple, Discipling, Christian Education - A Discipled Nation Plan
This innovative adult Bible study helps believers practically apply Jesus' commands in the four areas of life: self, family, congregation, and neighborhood.
Use it in your small group, Sunday school class, or in one-on-one discipling.
www.adisciplednation.com   (122 words)

 Mary Magdalene: Author of the Fourth Gospel?
(259) asserts that the prominent role of female disciples was an early and firmly entrenched piece of tradition which quickly became an embarrassment to the male leaders of the emerging institutional church.
When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, "Dear woman, here is your son," and to the disciple, "Here is your mother." From that time on, this disciple took her into his home.
She notes, as does Brown, that the account of Peter and the Beloved Disciple running to the tomb together is "sandwiched between" Mary Magdalene's initial discovery of the Empty Tomb and her first encounter with the Risen Jesus.
ramon_k_jusino.tripod.com /magdalene.html   (8425 words)

 Disciple Bible Studies at Plymouth Park UMC
The DISCIPLE Bible Study program is designed to develop strong Christian leaders in local churches through the in-depth study of Scripture.
Through DISCIPLE, persons are strenthened in their faith and guided into service and ministry.
JESUS IN THE GOSPELS, the first study in the DISCIPLE Second Generation Studies line, carries forward the philosophy and the ideals that shape DISCIPLE — high commitment, long-term, disciplined study.
www.ppumc.org /adults/adultdbs.htm   (519 words)

 Building World Impact Disciple Makers - Timothy Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Paul, the consumate disciple maker, reveals lasting lessons for the training, equipping and releasing of faithful men to reach to the ends of the earth.
The truth is we must disciple people, but it must be done by the standard of Jesus or it will never produce any lasting impact.
The recent disciple makers conference at Camp Sumatanga in Alabama was awesome.
www.timothyproject.com   (442 words)

 Disciple - Disciple
At a glance … Disciple's better than average hard rock sound is marred by tired lyricism and a lack of sonic variation.
Disciple's greatest historical hindrance, however, has been predictable lyricism written around overused scriptural themes, like calling a generation to action ("The Wait Is Over," "Rise Up") or God's eternal comfort ("Into Black," "Be the Quiet").
Still, Disciple's heavier style is a welcome change from the overabundance of neo-grunge and nü-metal.
www.christianitytoday.com /music/reviews/2005/disciple.html   (587 words)

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