Bulletin: April 16, 2023
THE CHARACTER OF DISCIPLESHIP
#1 in the series Learning from Jesus
Passage: Matthew 5:1-12
The ______ sends us to Christ to be justified and Christ sends us back to the law to be sanctified. – John Stott
Our relationship with God
We all want grace but in order to be comforted by that grace we need to understand the depth of the __________.
Our relationship with one another
Avoiding truth leads to peace__________. Embracing truth leads to peace___________.
Suffering, then, is the badge of true ____________. The disciple is not above his master. Following Christ means suffering because we have to suffer. Discipleship means allegiance to the suffering Christ, and it is therefore not at all surprising that Christians should be called upon to suffer. In fact, it is a joy and a token of his grace. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer