Disciple thought: a history

by A. T. DeGroot

Publisher: Texas Christian University in Fort Worth

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] A. T. De Groot.
LC ClassificationsBX7321.2 .D44
The Physical Object
Pagination277 l.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4586683M
LC Control Number77246172

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THE DISCIPLE is a great espionage thriller and relevant to many real-world events that dominate the news today. Tommy Carmellini and Jake Grafton are great characters and Coonts was at the top of his game when writing them in this novel/5().

But what is even more appealing in this biography is the inclusion of Bruce Hafens marvelous insights and thought processes in addition to Neal Maxwells fascinating personality and life.

Another A Disciple’s Life written by Bruce C. Hafen is a marvelous biography Disciple thought: a history book shows Neal A. Maxwell’s personality and accomplishments but also includes /5. Accomplishments of the Apostle John. John was one of the first disciples chosen.

He was an elder in the early church and helped spread the gospel message. He is credited with writing the Gospel of John; the letters 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John; and the book of : Jack Zavada. John is known for writing five books of The Bible.

John, like Andrew served as the second disciple to John the Baptist. John served as the third disciple to be included in the circle of three disciples closest to Christ and as such he was witness to many miracles of Christ that the other nine disciples were not allowed Disciple thought: a history book s: The book offers an honest, fresh, and objective look inside one of the most well known evangelical universities.

The Unlikely Disciple is a must read for anyone who wants to know what life is really like at Liberty University or for those seeking to /5().

Shop online at Cokesbury Christian bookstore for books, Bibles, church supplies, VBS, curriculum, United Methodist resources, and more. In "The Disciple-Making Parent," Chap Bettis presents the idea that parenting is essentially the process of helping our kids grow as disciples of Christ.

The book is split into three large sections each containing short chapters that relate to a specific aspect of parenting/5(79). This book consists of two separate studies--the first dealing more with the Beloved Disciple's identity and personal history, second more with his theology.

Each of the two studies came into being in a rather funny way (as with most of my stuff) and quite independent of the other. The Bible singles out one disciple of Jesus as the one whom "Jesus loved" and The Disciple Whom Jesus Loved takes a closer look at what scripture says about this beloved disciple and the special role he played in the life of Jesus.

It searches the scriptures in order to highlight the facts in the plain text of scripture that are usually overlooked about this "other disciple, 4/5(49). The Gospel of John makes references to the disciple whom Jesus loved (John), a phrase which does not occur in the Synoptic the text, this beloved disciple is present at the crucifixion of Jesus, with Jesus' mother, Mary.

The disciple whom Jesus loved may be a self-reference by the author of the Gospel (John ), traditionally regarded as John the Apostle. ((See his book James the Brother of Jesus, pn28/p.

)) Crucifixion Scene by Balage Balogh. The traditional view that the Beloved Disciple was the fisherman apostle John, one of the sons of Zebedee can be traced back as early as Irenaeus (c.

CE) and was made part of the official Church History of Eusebius. The Unlikely Disciple book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As a sophomore at Brown University, Kevin Roose didn't hav 4/5. The Gospel of Thomas (also known as the Coptic Gospel of Thomas) is a non-canonical sayings gospel.

It was discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December among a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi : Unknown, (attributed to Thomas). The Gospel of John is the fourth of the canonical gospels.

Like the other gospels it is anonymous, although it identifies an unnamed "disciple whom Jesus loved" as the source of its reached its final form around AD 90–, most likely within a "Johannine community", but the reconstruction of this community, and therefore the social, religious and historical context of.

The Gospel of John provides no explicit internal evidence concerning its author. John, the disciple, is nowhere identified by name. But the Fourth Gospel might provide us with clues concealed in the enigmatic figure of the “Beloved Disciple.” This title occurs in five passages: John “One of them, the disciple whom Jesus loved, was.

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Any expression of thought, act of speaking, or setting forth an idea Designates a certain kind of thinking about the world that places things in the context of reason Logical analysisFile Size: 6MB. The only one of the apostles generally thought to have died a natural death from old age.

He was the leader of the church in the Ephesus area and is said to have taken care of Mary the mother of Jesus in his home. During Domitian's persecution in the middle '90s, he was exiled to the island of Patmos. Another school of thought has proposed that the Beloved Disciple in the Gospel of John really was originally Mary make this claim and maintain consistency with scripture, the theory is suggested that Mary's separate existence in the two common scenes with the Beloved Disciple [Jn ] is due to later modifications, hastily done to authorize the Gospel in the.

Jesus used the term disciple but never Christian. The first instance of the word Christian is found in the book of Acts: “The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch” (Acts ).

Most Bible scholars agree that it is unlikely that the believers themselves thought up the name “Christians.”. The authorship of the Johannine works—the Gospel of John, Epistles of John, and the Book of Revelation—has been debated by scholars since at least the 2nd century AD.

The main debate centers on who authored the writings, and which of the writings, if any, can be ascribed to a common author. There may have been a single author for the gospel and the three epistles. Church tradition has held that John is the author of the Gospel of John and four other books of the New Testament — the three Epistles of John and the Book of Revelation.

In the Gospel, authorship is internally credited to the " disciple whom Jesus loved " Canonized: Pre-congregation. Disciple definition is - one who accepts and assists in spreading the doctrines of another: such as.

How to use disciple in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of disciple. Tolstoy's False Disciple book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On the snowy morning of February 8,the Petersburg se /5. As previously noted, the book of Acts gives us a historical look at Paul’s life and times.

The apostle Paul spent his life proclaiming the risen Christ Jesus throughout the Roman world, often at great personal peril (2 Corinthians –27). Question: "Who was Matthew in the Bible?" Answer: Matthew in the Bible was one of Jesus’ disciples. Matthew’s Gospel, along with the Gospels of Luke, John, and Mark, is an inspired—and thus accurate and true—history of the life of Christ.

His Gospel is the longest of the four, and some scholars believe it was the first to be written. The titles affixed to these books in modern Bibles (for example, the “Gospel according to John”) first appear in manuscripts a century or more after these works are thought to have been written.

The Gospel and letters may or may not be by the same author (and in the case of the Gospel, the “author” could be someone more like a final. quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 'We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.', 'Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating.

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The Gospels, the first four books of the New Testament, tell the story of the life of only one—the Gospel of John—claims to be an eyewitness account, the testimony of the unnamed “disciple whom Jesus loved.” (“This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and wrote these things, and we know that his testimony is true” [John ]).

Saint Paul the Apostle, one of the early Christian leaders, often considered to be the most important person after Jesus in the history of Christianity. Of the 27 books of the New Testament, 13 are traditionally attributed to Saint Paul.