The Cycle of Discipleship
Life is a cycle. The planets travel around the sun; there are twenty-four hours in a day; seven days in a week; fifty-two weeks in a year. Our spiritual life is a cycle as well. Understanding this cycle will help you understand where you are and how God wants to use you. From the life and ministry of Jesus’ disciples we uncover “the cycle of discipleship.
1. Spending Time with Jesus
The Bible says, “And He went up on the mountain and called to Him those He Himself wanted. And they came to Him. Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach” (Mark 3:14). The first thing Jesus wanted from His disciples was their time
He is more concerned about your walk with Him than He is your work for Him. He would rather you hang out with Him than burn out doing ministry for Him. He is more interested in doing something great in you, than you doing something great for Him.