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Technically, from the moment of spiritual birth, every Christian is a disciple.  Disciples are born by the Spirit to be made into mature reproducers.  There are to be made in every nation; therefore, every person in the church is a disciple and as the responsibility and divine ability to be what Christ desires. (Hull, 1990, 2010)

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God ordained the discipling Church as His vehicle for reaching the world.  The Church has the abilities, finances, gifts, and Spirit to get the job done.  The unified, trained body of Christ is the most powerful expression of God on the face of the earth.  (Hull, Bill-1990)

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"We don't need another political uprising, we don't need another calm on the sea.  What we need is a special word that will burn within our hearts and give us direction from above."

-Vickie Winans

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Even though the New Testament does not seem to draw a line between physical and spiritual in defining discipleship and readiness for union with God, the common feeling is that the inner person must be awakened to the reality of God before the activities of the Christian Community become productive. 

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Lloyd Jones a Medical Doctor, who became a preacher, saw through the emptiness of worldly glamour and attractions and valued more highly building the kingdom of God through the proclamation of His Work.  (Mac Arthur, 2004)

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Selfish desires, injustice, discrimination, oppression and the desire for power fuel fights, quarrels and war.  No one is exempt from conflict as long as we live in this broken and sinful world.  It comes to every person, family, organization, business, church, community and nation.  Conflict is as universal as sin.  (Dr. Neil Anderson, 2002)

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The ministry of reconciliation is unique to the Church, and it begins with God.  We must be reconciled to others, because the ministry of reconciliation is a supernatural ministry.  That is what sets the ministry of reconciliation apart from conflict management and other secular attempts to conciliation. (Dr. Neil Anderson, 2002)

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All Christians, disciples of Christ, must realize that we do continue to sin after salvation. We continue to break God’s commandments, and to give in to temptation, even after we are born again.  Most Christians don’t know what to do when they continue to sin after salvation.  Let’s look at what the Bible says about this.

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Bitterness is to soul as cancer is to the body.  If you knew that you had a form of cancer that could be removed by surgery, you would say to the doctor, 'Go for it! Get it all.' Bitterness, like cancer affects every part of our being.  Forgiving from your heart those who have hurt you is God's way of removing the cancer. (Dr. Neil T. Anderson, 2003)

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Sometimes anxiety is rooted in a person's feelings that he is incapable of handling a new challenge.  At other ties, anxiety is rooted in setting standards that are too high, even impossible.  Sometimes anxiety is rooted in a person's feelings torn between opinions or between two people.  At times, anxiety is rooted in unresolved hostility (Dr. Charles Stanley, 1998)

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