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The radical disciple

John R. W. Stott

The radical disciple

some neglected aspects of our calling

by John R. W. Stott

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Published by IVP Books in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn R.W. Stott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4501.3 .S7655 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24011137M
    ISBN 109780830838479
    LC Control Number2010000185
    OCLC/WorldCa460060943

    Ultimately, Jesus was calling them to abandon themselves. Stott identifies four areas in which we need to refuse to conform: pluralism, ethical relativism, materialism, and narcissism love of self. Luke refers to a number of people accompanying Jesus and the twelve. A grandson of slaves, he was a spiritual guide and visionary for Dr. The Alternative Seminary is a program of biblical and theological study and reflection designed to foster an authentic biblical witness in the modern world.

    The final chapter deals with death. He is one of the most if not the most widely respected evangelical leaders in the UK, and deservedly so. He speaks of persecution and martyrdom, before moving finally to consider our mortality, and how death has been robbed of its horrors for the Christian. He draws on Col to bring out some aspects of maturity. But knowledge without application results in less than radical disciples.

    We are called to engage with our culture without compromise. In a refreshing and accesible style, he explores eight aspects of Christian discipleship which are too often neglected and yet deserve to be taken seriously: nonconformity, Christlikeness, maturity, creation care, simplicity, balance, dependence and death. We must look for Christ as we read the Scriptures, in order to love, trust and obey him. But he may be a spiritual guide for us precisely in these times, when many of us recognize that our struggle for justice, shalom — even for mere sanity — requires deeper spiritual mooring. We are not designed to be independent from one another: "You are designed to be a burden to me and I am designed to be a burden to you.


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Both of us will soon stand before God to give an account for our stewardship of the time, the resources, the gifts, and ultimately the gospel he has entrusted to us.

Sinners and tax collectors[ edit ] The gospels use the term "sinners and tax collectors" to depict those he fraternized with. A disciple would literally follow someone in hopes of eventually becoming what they are.

But more than anything else, Thurman was a contemplative and mystic. Attendance at weekly 2. During these years we are bombarded with the temporary. These groups usually have three goals: one, to help people grow closer to Christ and to one another; two, to provide a small community where everyone is known by name and feels safe; and three, to mentor and raise up future leaders.

Beginning with a preface that discussed whether believers should consider themselves first and foremost as disciples those following Christ and under His discipline or merely as Christians those who profess to follow Christthe author then moves to a discussion of eight qualities that believers should have that are often neglected in this present evil age.

They do not care about the abuse of the earth and indeed, by their wasteful and over-consumptive lifestyles, they collude in it. And yet he never loses his divine dignity. To commit your life to a multiplying community.

Perhaps there will be a shift of emphasis in this regard as well. Cleopas and his friend were discussing the events of the past few days when a stranger asked them what they spoke of.

A fifth area is simplicity. Whether at work or play or even in the bedroom, Jesus must be Lord of our lives and shape how we conduct ourselves. Our common way of avoiding radical discipleship is to be selective; choosing those areas in which commitment suits us and staying away from those areas in which it will be costly.

There the stranger is revealed, in blessing and breaking the bread, as the resurrected Jesus before he disappears.

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Likewise, the author commented that while many church leaders view numerical growth as being a decisive aspect of success in evangelism that the depth and growth of believers has to be taken into account as well, signifying a desire to shift the expectations of growth of the Church of God from numbers to increasing spiritual maturity.

Ultimately, Jesus was calling them to abandon themselves. The second area is closely related — Christlikeness is the will of God for the people of God. Are you ready to live for that dream? In Luke, an unidentified "sinner" in the house of a Pharisee anoints Jesus' feet.

He notes that we start and end our lives completely dependent on others. In particular, we need a fresh vision of Christ, from the pages of Scripture. Stott was recognized by magazine in as one of the " Most Influential People in the World.

It is now so bad in the U. John Stott speaks from a position of integrity on this subject, since his book sales and speaking engagements could have made him a millionaire, yet he practices what he preaches, giving all his book royalties towards the work of providing books for believers and pastors in poorer countries.

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Early on Stott points out that there are different levels of commitment to Christ. He encourages Christians to become disciples, i.e. "under discipline," to follow Christ's teaching, irrespective of the cost. In /5(78). Apr 18,  · The Radical Disciple: Some Neglected Aspects of Our Calling [John Stott] on atlasbowling.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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