Saturday, 8 May 2021

Great Quotes on Discipleship


"Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ."
~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"All who are called to salvation are called to discipleship, no exceptions, no excuses!"
~ Bill Hull

"The devil himself desires nothing more than this, that the people of any place should be half-awakened and then left to themselves to fall asleep again. 
Therefore, I determined by the grace of God not to strike one stroke in any place where I cannot follow the blow!"
~ John Wesley

"How dare lead someone to Jesus Christ without adequate follow-up. To do anything less is simply to beget children for the murderer."
~ John Wesley

"The gospel we preach and believe dictates the kind of disciples we are and the kind of disciples we make." 
~ Bill Hull

It's all about discipleship and transformation into Christlikeness.'
~ Dallas Willard

"Success should be measured not by how many disciples are made, but by how many disciples are making other disciples."
~ Bill Hull

"The church exists for nothing else but to draw men into Christ, to make them little Christs. If they are not doing that, all the cathedrals, clergy, missions, sermons, even the Bible itself, are simply a waste of time. God became man for no other purpose."
~ C.S. Lewis

"It does not matter how good your praise, preaching, programs or property are. If your disciples are passive, needy, consumeristic, and not moving in the direction of radical obedience, your church
is not good." 
~ Neil Cole

"Discipleship is the only hope for this world --
it hasn't worked because it hasn't been done -
it hasn't been done because we are distracted, we are an impatient lot who have been more interested in ourselves and our kingdoms than Christ and His. 

Only when a person submits to a community of serious Christ-followers can they learn to do all that Christ commanded."
~ Bill Hull

"I am not afraid that the people called 'Methodists' should ever cease to exist in Europe or in America. But I am afraid lest they should only exist as a dead sect, having the form of religion without the power. 

And this undoubtedly will be the case unless they hold fast both the doctrine, spirit, and discipline with which they first set out."
~ John Wesley

"And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
19  Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 
20  Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen."
~ Jesus Christ, Matthew 28