John 13:34-35            “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love one for another.”

 

·         Doing a study on disciples, these things were revealed; a measuring post for the life I lead

o   Disciples come to Jesus

o   Disciples follow Jesus

o   Disciples spend time with Jesus

o   Disciples listen to Jesus

o   Disciples gain, and walk in, the authority of Jesus

o   Disciples become like Jesus

o   Disciples act like Jesus

o   Disciples follow the instructions of Jesus

o   Disciples understand Jesus

o   Disciples serve Jesus

o   Disciples choose Jesus over religion and tradition

o   Disciples ask questions of Jesus

o   Disciples seek to do what Jesus did

o   Disciples heed the warnings of Jesus

o   Disciples worship Jesus

o   Disciples are in awe of Jesus

o   Disciples are astonished by Jesus

o   Disciples understand eternal rewards from Jesus

o   Disciples leave everything behind for Jesus

o   Disciples are intimate with Jesus

o   Disciples go where they are sent by Jesus

o   Disciples do not deny Jesus, even unto death

o   Disciples pray with Jesus

o   Disciples answer questions about Jesus

o   Disciples believe Jesus

o   Disciples answer questions from Jesus

o   Disciples accept correction from Jesus

o   Disciples of Jesus put spiritual above physical; unseen above seen

o   Disciples of Jesus do not create stumbling blocks

o   Disciples of Jesus watch for their Lord

o   Disciples of Jesus praise God joyfully

o   Disciples stand close to Jesus

o   Disciples of Jesus recall and meditate on the word of God

o   Disciples of Jesus live sacrificially for others

o   Disciples of Jesus practice spiritual principles, not religion

o   Disciples of Jesus love one another

o   Disciples of Jesus rejoice in the Lord

o   Disciples know the peace of Jesus

o   Disciples of Jesus testify to the things of God

o   Disciples of Jesus practice deeds of kindness

o   Disciples of Jesus encourage one another

o   Disciples of Jesus spend time with one another

o   Disciples of Jesus practice hospitality

o   Disciples want more and more of Jesus

o   Disciples of Jesus keep the end goal in sight

o   Disciples of Jesus make disciples of Jesus

 

Matthew 28:19-20a               “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.”

 

Acts 13:52                              And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.