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Top 100 Quotes About Jesus Disciples

#1. Jesus called disciples so He could send them out as apostles. They were called together to learn so they could be sent out to teach and serve. - Author: Brian D. McLaren
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#2. And when he [Jesus] had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease" (Matt. 10:1, - Author: Andrew Wommack
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#3. Christian researcher George Barna concludes, "American Christianity has largely failed since the middle of the twentieth century because Jesus' modern-day disciples do not act like Jesus. - Author: Skye Jethani
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#4. It's hard to remember that Jesus did not come to make us safe, but rather to make us disciples, citizens of God's new age, a kingdom of surprise. - Author: Stanley Hauerwas
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#5. Jesus didn't call us to merely make a decision for him. He doesn't need our vote of approval. He doesn't want deciders. He wants disciples - people who are devoted to becoming more and more like him in everything, everyday. - Author: Jeff Vanderstelt
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#6. 'You better do a lot of praying' is good counsel for all of the Lord's servants, new or seasoned. It is what His wise servants do. They pray. The disciples of Jesus Christ when He lived on the earth noticed that about Him. - Author: Henry B. Eyring
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#7. It was the reward of the loyal female disciples who had accompanied Jesus to the place of crucifixion and stayed with him through the horror of his execution, to be entrusted by him with the most powerful message that has ever impacted the world: 'He is risen. - Author: Gilbert Bilezikian
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#8. Love is the litmus test of whether we are really disciples becoming like Jesus or merely religious moralists using Jesus for our own purposes. - Author: Jim Mindling
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#9. 'A.D.' will focus on life after the crucifixion and the dangers that the disciples faced in the aftermath of Jesus' resurrection. - Author: Roma Downey
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#10. If any want to become my followers," Jesus says. Following him is not something that is self-evident, even among the disciples. No one can be forced, no one can be expected to follow him ... "If any want to follow me, they must deny themselves ... and take up their cross. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#11. [Jesus] prayed briefly when He was in a crowd; He prayed a little longer when He was with His disciples; and He prayed all night when He was alone. Today, many in the ministry tend to reverse that process. - Author: Billy Graham
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#12. The Lord needs us. He needs us to be knowledgeable, dependable, and competent disciples. We need to know not only that the gospel is true but we need to know the gospel, better than we do right now. We need to be in the right place at the right time. We will thereby become the right person. - Author: Robert L. Millet
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#13. Discipleship does not come from positions of prominence, wealth, or advanced learning. The disciples of Jesus came from all walks of life. - Author: James E. Faust
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Christ's disciples ask, When will the kingdom come?
Jesus replies, The kingdom of the Father will not come by expectation. The kingdom of the Father is spread upon the earth and men do not see it. - Author: Anonymous
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#15. It is impossible to make disciples aside from the church of Jesus Christ. - Author: Francis Chan
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#16. The Lord ate from a common bowl, and asked the disciples to sit on the grass. He washed their feet, with a towel wrapped around His waist - He, who is the Lord of the universe! - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#17. The normal Christian life is a life of regular, daily answer to prayer. In the model prayer Jesus taught His disciples to pray daily for bread, and expect to get it, and to ask daily for forgiveness, for deliverance from the evil one, and for other needs, and daily to get the answers they sought. - Author: John R. Rice
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#18. When Jesus calls his disciples 'brothers' and 'friends', he is contradicting general Jewish usage and breaking through into a new concept of brotherhood which is not tribal, but open to any person. - Author: David Kirk
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#19. Jesus didn't leave a material inheritance to His disciples. All He had when He died was a robe. But Jesus willed His followers something more valuable than gold. He willed us His peace. He said: "My peace I give to you; not as the world gives" [John 14:27 KJV]. - Author: Billy Graham
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#20. There is no way back. No other explanations have been offered, in two thousand years of sneering skepticism toward the Christian witness, that can satisfactorily account for how the tomb came to be empty, how the disciples came to see Jesus, and how their lives and worldviews were transformed. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#21. I must add, though, that I don't believe making disciples must equal making adherents to the Christian religion. It may be advisable in many (not all!) circumstances to help people become followers of Jesus and remain within their Buddhist, Hindu, or Jewish contexts. - Author: Brian D. McLaren
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#22. Here's the simplest answer: Within weeks, the disciples proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ, that He had been bodily raised from the dead and appeared to them. - Author: Josh McDowell
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#23. Jesus Christ didnt commit the gospel to an advertising agency; He commissioned disciples. And He didnt command them to put up signs and pass out tracts; He said that they would be His witnesses. - Author: Joseph Bayly
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#24. If we are going to persevere as committed disciples of Jesus Christ over the course of our lives, we must always keep the gospel of God's forgiveness through Christ before us. - Author: Jerry Bridges
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#25. Even if our own troubles are great, we should still serve. Jesus washed His disciples feet on the way to the cross. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#26. Jesus said, "If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free" (John 8:31-32). - Author: Stormie O'martian
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#27. We fail to be disciples only because we do not decide to be. We do not intend to be disciples. It is the power of the decision and the intention over our life that is missing. We should apprentice ourselves to Jesus in a solemn moment, and we should let those around us know that we have done so. - Author: Dallas Willard
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#28. To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. - Author: John
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#29. Jesus let the disciples know that they were striving in the wrong direction. They were trying to climb up a ladder that they instead should be climbing down. - Author: Jennifer L. Lane
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#30. The majority of believers on this earth find it laughable that we could reduce the call to follow Jesus and make disciples to an invitation to sit in church service. - Author: Francis Chan
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#31. Jesus does not drive His followers on before, as a herd of unwilling disciples, but goes before Himself, leading them into paths that He has trod, and dangers He has met, and sacrifices He has borne Himself, calling them after Him and to be only followers. - Author: Horace Bushnell
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#32. the purpose of a family on mission is to multiply the life of Jesus by reproducing ourselves into the lives of others, so they become disciples of Jesus who can then reproduce themselves into the lives of others. - Author: Mike Breen
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#33. The Gnostic (Knowing) Christians understood these principles being taught by Jesus that were hidden away in so many ingenious ways. The ruling classes at the time feared the true teachings of Jesus. These teachings had been relayed to the disciples and they performed many miracles with them. - Author: Lee Vickers
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#34. Discipleship is the art and science of helping people find, follow and fully become like Jesus. Discipleship happens as God's people show love, share truth and live life with one another, making new disciples along the way. - Author: Brandon Cox
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#35. I believe in fate. And in the depths of my soul, I am an Orthodox Christian. I think the New Testament is especially important. What Jesus and his disciples preached and did was a great thing. - Author: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
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#36. To be a disciple of Jesus is to make disciples of Jesus. - Author: David Platt
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#37. Whereas Jesus and his disciples were distrusted by the state largely because they respected the poor and shared everything, the fundamentalists of the present hour would appear not to know that the poor exist. - Author: James Baldwin
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#38. The Gospel of Judas turns Judas' act of betrayal into an act of obedience. The sacrifice of Jesus' body of flesh in fact becomes saving. And so for that reason, Judas emerges as the champion and he ends up being envied and even cursed and resented by the other disciples. - Author: Craig A. Evans
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#39. What is a good definition of a disciple of Jesus? Do you agree with the statement, "All disciples are believers, but not all believers are disciples"? Why or why not? Are you a disciple of Jesus? Who is a disciple of Jesus today? Is discipleship optional? - Author: Michael J. Wilkins
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#40. The greatest gift a church can receive is to have a group of families who take their responsibilitie s with such Christian seriousness that they are willing to completely alter their lifestyle to raise up disciples for Jesus Christ. - Author: Abraham Kuyper
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#41. The disciples of Jesus were not to practice politics through the use of coercive power, but through servanthood. - Author: Tim Otto
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#42. Jesus did not command us to "develop" leaders. He commanded us to make "disciples". The world "develops" leaders, the Church "disciples" them. The two are not the same. - Author: John Paul Warren
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#43. [Jesus said] If you abide in My word [hold fast to My teachings and live in accordance with them], you are truly My disciples. And You will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free. - JOHN 8:31B-32 - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#44. I'd rather be able to pray than to be a great preacher; Jesus Christ never taught his disciples how to preach, but only how to pray. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#45. Some come and go quickly, but nevertheless serve a purpose in the lives of those who participate. Only twelve people originally signed up to follow Jesus as disciples, and one of those backed out at the last minute! - Author: Robert Schnase
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#46. Besides, Jesus was a rich man. He had to have been, in order to have supported his disciples and their families during his ministry. - Author: T.D. Jakes
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#47. Jesus promised his disciples three things - that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy, and in constant trouble. - Author: William Barclay
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#48. We could cope - the world could cope - with a Jesus who ultimately remains a wonderful idea inside his disciples' minds and hearts. The world cannot cope with a Jesus who comes out of the tomb, who inaugurates God's new creation right in the middle of the old one. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#49. As Christians we are called to make disciples of all the nations, meeting them where they are and serving them in ways that are relevant and meaningful. That is the challenge: as the church, to remain relevant and meaningful, in efforts to reach all people where they are in a way they need. - Author: Kellen Roggenbuck
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#50. Making disciples of Jesus is the overflow of the delight in being disciples of Jesus. - Author: David Platt
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#51. I was scared of the Bible - it seemed whenever I read it I got bad luck. Then I befriended a couple of Jesus's disciples and I used to show them modern life - how to run the hot and cold taps and things like that. They seemed alright but it didn't change my feelings about the Bible jinx. - Author: Beth Orton
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#52. Jesus washing the disciples feet is the most supreme act of humility in all of God's word. - Author: James MacDonald
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#53. Jesus gave us a model for the work of the church at the Last Supper. While his disciples kept proposing more organization - Hey, let's elect officers, establish hierarchy, set standards of professionalism - Jesus quietly picked up a towel and basin of water and began to wash their feet. - Author: Philip Yancey
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#54. It is not at all surprising that the disciples imagined that the law had been abrogated, when Jesus made promises like this. For these promises reversed all popular notions of right and wrong, and pronounced a blessing on all that was accounted worthless. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#55. Once Jesus had blazed the trail, his twelve disciples could carry on his mission without his presence. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#56. People do not expect to see signs and wonders today as the disciples saw them of old. Has God changed? Or has our faith waned so that we are not expecting the greater works that Jesus promised? - Author: Samuel Wigglesworth
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#57. What this stranger - Jesus - did for them, He will do for us. He takes no dreams from us He does not return; He raises no hopes He does not fulfill; He gives us no longings that shall not be satisfied. The answer He gave these discouraged disciples becomes our answer too. - Author: Erwin W. Lutzer
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#58. The church is precisely that against which Jesus preached
and against which he taught his disciples to fight. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#59. Jesus did not send us into the world to make believers but to make disciples. - Author: Shane Claiborne
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#60. Jesus said, 'Go ... and make disciples,' not converts to your opinions. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#61. God calls us, just as he called Abraham, away from the security we knew, out of our old, familiar, little room, down the ladder of faith and into his arms. Jesus called his disciples that way - just as a lover elopes with his beloved. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#62. True disciples of Jesus Christ have always been concerned for the one. Jesus Christ is our greatest example. He was surrounded by multitudes and spoke to thousands, yet He always had concern for the one. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#63. The way of mammon (capital, wealth) is the way of commodity that is the way of endless desire, endless productivity, and endless restlessness without any Sabbath. Jesus taught his disciples that they could not have it both ways. - Author: Walter Brueggemann
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#64. Jesus once trusted Judas, appointing him treasurer of the disciples, and openly called him friend. But as so often happens when money is involved, years of friendship can quickly evaporate. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#65. Jesus was a great worker, and His disciples must not be afraid of hard work. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#66. Throughout Jesus' ministry, He took time away from the crowds and even His disciples to pray by Himself. Jesus modeled the importance of not only serving God with our actions but of being still and drawing close to God to renew our souls. - Author: David Jeremiah
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#67. If we are truly disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, we will reach out with love and understanding to all of our neighbors at all times. - Author: M. Russell Ballard
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#68. Evangelism is more than simply encouraging decisions for Christ. It is urging people to become disciples - followers - of Jesus Christ. As such, the evangelist has a responsibility to make growth in discipleship possible for those who come to faith under his ministry. - Author: Billy Graham
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#69. Far from being a paradox, this invitation is more reasonable than that of our modern gurus, who ask their disciples to imitate them as the great man or woman who imitates no one. Jesus, by contrast, invites us to do what he himself does, to become like him a perfect imitator of God the Father. - Author: Rene Girard
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#70. Being a member of a church means so much more than standing next to someone else and singing some songs once a week. Being a member of a church means realizing that we are responsible for helping the brothers and sisters around us to grow as disciples of Jesus. - Author: David Platt
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#71. Don't let the whirlwinds drag you down. These are your days - to stand strong as disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ. - Author: Neil L. Andersen
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#72. One of the most significant lessons Jesus taught his disciples was to stop looking for God's life in the regimen of rituals and rules. He came not to refurbish religion, but to offer them a relationship. - Author: Jake Colsen
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#73. Jesus & his apostles & disciples were all artists - Author: William Blake
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#74. Jesus said go and make disciples, but so often we just sit and make excuses - Author: Francis Chan
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#75. If we are not one, we are not in the true sense of the word the disciples of the Lord Jesus. - Author: Brigham Young
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#76. 6And he said to them, d Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid him. 7But go, tell his disciples and Peter that e he is going before you to Galilee. There you will see him, e just as he told you. - Author: Anonymous
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#77. What did Jesus tell his disciples? "Heaven is right here in the midst of you."6 In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus makes a prediction that to this day few people have understood. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#78. As preachers of the gospel of Jesus, do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself, nor gave to his disciples. - Author: Adam Clarke
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#79. When Jesus was roaming the earth, he used powerful stories to inspire disciples to follow him and, in turn, impacted millions of lives for centuries. How - Author: Matt Morris
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#80. We are being called to a new and deeper passion: to those who live under the shadow of the cross and those most in need of compassion. Then we become mothers of God, sisters and brothers of Jesus, the loved disciples born in the blood of the Cross and fed on the Word of God. - Author: Megan McKenna
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#81. Devoted disciples of Jesus Christ always have been and always will be valiant missionaries. A missionary is a follower of Christ who testifies of Him as the Redeemer and proclaims the truths of His gospel. - Author: David A. Bednar
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#82. Before Jesus leads His disciples into suffering, humiliation, disgrace, and disdain, He summons them and shows Himself to them as the Lord in God's glory. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#83. Jesus prays the Psalms of Israel with his disciples: this element is fundamental for understanding the figure of Jesus, but also for understanding the Psalms themselves, which in him could be said to acquire a new subject, a new mode of presence, and an extension beyond Israel into universality. - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#84. Jesus did not come to be right. He came to make disciples. - Author: Andy Stanley
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#85. There is no substitute for obedience to the commands and demands of the gospel, of doing what we are supposed to do as disciples of Jesus Christ. We can never truly be happy or have great hope unless we follow Heavenly Father's plan for our happiness. - Author: David S. Baxter
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#86. Jesus sowed good seeds into the lives of the people He touched. His walk was humble, meek, giving, and forgiving, and He taught His disciples to be the same way. - Author: Monica Johnson
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#87. The church as a whole has strayed quite far from biblical evangelism; that is, sharing the Gospel in the way that Jesus did, the way the Apostle Paul did, and the rest of the disciples and prophets in Scripture. - Author: Kirk Cameron
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#88. Jesus has never slept for an hour while one of His disciples watched and prayed in agony. - Author: Henry Clay Trumbull
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#89. Jesus asked the Father for his disciples' security, sanctity and unity. Jesus still intercedes for us so fervently because we live in a world that is deceived, dangerous, defiled and divided. - Author: Warren W. Wiersbe
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#90. The greatest challenge the church faces today is to be authentic disciples of Jesus. - Author: Dallas Willard
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#91. The greatest word of Jesus to His disciples is abandon - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#92. There is such a thing as a Pentecost still to the disciples of Jesus; but it comes to him who has forsaken all to follow Jesus only, and in following fully has allowed the Master to reprove and instruct him. - Author: Andrew Murray
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#93. Even if the disciples had believed in the resurrection of Jesus, it is doubtful they would have generated any following. So long as the body was interred in the tomb, a Christian movement founded on belief in the resurrection of the dead man would have been an impossible folly. - Author: William Lane Craig
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#94. Let's commit ourselves to being true disciples of Jesus Christ. Not mere fair-weather followers, but disciples. - Author: Greg Laurie
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#95. Perhaps the transformation of the disciples of Jesus is the greatest evidence of all for the resurrection. - Author: John R.W. Stott
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#96. When Jesus wanted to explain to his disciples what his death was all about, he didn't give them a theory, he gave them a meal. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#97. As disciples of Jesus Christ we have a responsibility to work together with like-minded believers, to raise our voices for what is right. - Author: Robert D. Hales
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#98. For nearly 2,000 years, most people assumed that the only sources of tradition about Jesus and his disciples were the four gospels in the New Testament. - Author: Elaine Pagels
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#99. Being a member of a church means realizing that we are responsible for helping the brothers and sisters around us to grow as disciples of Jesus. In the same way, they are responsible for helping us. We desperately need each other in the daily fight to follow Christ in a world that's full of sin. - Author: David Platt
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#100. Jesus said his disciples would be known for their love, not for their placards of protest and angry letters to the editor. - Author: Brian Zahnd
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