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115 Bible Verses about discipleship, nature of

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John 6:45

It is written in the prophets, - And they shall be, all, the instructed of God: Every one who hath heard of the Father, and learned, cometh unto me.

Leviticus 11:44-45

For, I - Yahweh, am your God, therefore shall ye hallow yourselves and remain holy; for, holy, am, I, - therefore shall ye not make your persons unclean, with any creeping thing that crawleth upon the earth; for, I - Yahweh, am he that brought you up out of the land of Egypt, that I might become your God, - therefore shall ye be holy, for, holy, am, I.

Matthew 8:21-22

And, another of the disciples, saith unto him, - Lord! suffer me, first, to depart, and bury my father. But, Jesus, saith unto him, - Be following me, and leave, the dead, to bury, their own dead.

Matthew 4:20

And, they, straightway, leaving the nets, followed him.

Mark 1:18

and, straightway, leaving the nets, they followed him.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Become ye, therefore, imitators of God, as children beloved, And walk in love - even as, the Christ also, loved you, and delivered himself up in your behalf, an offering and sacrifice unto God, for a fragrance of sweet smell.

1 Peter 1:15-16

But, according as he that hath called you is holy, do, ye yourselves, also become, holy in all manner of behaviour, - Inasmuch as it is written - Holy shall ye be, because, I, am holy.

Matthew 4:22

And, they, straightway, leaving the boat and their father, followed him.

Mark 1:20

and, straightway, he called them, - and, leaving their father Zebedee in the boat, with the hired men, they came away after him.

Psalm 37:27

Turn from evil, and do good, and so settle down, unto times age-abiding.

Luke 5:11

And, bringing the boats down on to the land, they left all, and followed him.

Ephesians 4:20-21

Ye, however, have, not thus, learned the Christ: - If, at least, it is, him, ye have heard, and, in him, ye have been taught - even as truth is in Jesus, -

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul, longed I for thee in the night, Yea with my spirit within me, I kept on searching for thee, - For, when thy regulations extend to the earth, The inhabitants of the world will have learned, righteousness.

Romans 14:7-8

For, none of us, unto himself liveth, and, none, unto himself dieth; For both, if we live, unto the Lord, we live, and, if we die, unto the Lord, we die; whether therefore we live, the Lord's, we are; or whether we die, the Lord's, we are;

John 13:12-17

When, therefore, he had washed their feet, and taken his garments, and reclined, again said he unto them - Are ye taking note, what I have done unto you? Ye, call me, The Teacher, and, The Lord, - and, well, say, for I am. If then, I, have washed your feet, - I The Lord, and, The Teacher, ye also, ought to wash, one another's, feet;read more.
For, an example, have I given you, - that, just as, I, did unto you, ye also, should be doing. Verily, verily, I say unto you - A servant is not greater than his lord, neither one sent forth greater than he that sent him. If, these things, ye know, happy, are ye, if ye be doing them.

Matthew 4:21

And, going forward from thence, he saw other two brethren - James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother - in the boat with Zebedee their father, putting in order their nets, - and he called them.

John 15:9-14

Just as the Father loved me, I also, loved you: Abide ye in my love. If, my commandments, ye keep, ye shall abide in my love, - just as, I, the Father's commandments, have kept, and abide in his love. These things, have I spoken unto you, that, my own joy, in you, may be, and, your joy, may be made full.read more.
This, is my own commandment, That ye be loving one another, just as I loved you. Greater love than this, hath, no one, That, his life, one should lay down in behalf of his friends. Ye, are, friends of mine, if ye be doing that which, I, am commanding you.

Matthew 10:37-39

He that loveth father or mother above me, is not, worthy, of me, - and, he that loveth son or daughter above me, is not, worthy, of me; And, he that doth not take his cross and follow after me, is not, worthy, of me. He that hath found his life, shall lose it, - and, he that hath lost his life, for my sake, shall find it.

Luke 9:59-60

And he said unto another - Be following me! But, he, said - Suffer me, first, to depart, and bury my father. And he said unto him - Leave, the dead, to bury their own dead; but, thou, departing, be declaring the kingdom of God.

Matthew 16:24-25

Then, Jesus said unto his disciples - If any one intendeth, after me, to come, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and be following me; For, whosoever intendeth, his life, to save, shall lose it, - but, whosoever shall lose his life, for my sake, shall find it.

Mark 8:34-35

And, calling near the multitude with his disciples, he said unto them - If anyone willeth, after me, to come, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and be following me. For, whosoever willeth, his own life, to save, shall lose it, but, whosoever shall lose his life for the sake of me and of the glad-message, shall save it;

Ephesians 3:16-19

In order that he may give unto you - according to his glorious riches, with power, to be strengthened, through his Spirit, in the inner man, That the Christ may dwell, through means of your faith, in your hearts, in love, having become rooted and founded, In order that ye may be mighty enough to grasp firmly, with all the saints, - what is the breadth and length and depth and height,read more.
To get to know, also, the knowledge-surpassing, love of the Christ, - in order that ye may be filled unto all the fulness of God:

Luke 9:23-24

And he was saying, unto all - If any one intendeth after me to come, Let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, - and be following me. For, whosoever intendeth, his life, to save, shall lose it; but, whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, the same, shall save it?

1 Peter 1:12

Unto whom it was revealed - that, Not unto themselves, but unto us, they were ministering them, which things have, now, been announced unto you through them who have told you the good tidings with Holy Spirit sent forth from heaven: into which things messengers are coveting to obtain a nearer view.

Luke 5:27

And, after these things, he went forth, and looked upon a tax-collector, by name Levi, - presiding over the tax-office; and he said to him - Be following me!

Mark 6:8

and charged them that they should take, nothing, for a journey, save a staff only, - no bread, no satchel, no copper, for the belt;

Luke 14:26-27

If anyone cometh unto me, and hateth not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, further also, even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever beareth not his own cross, and cometh after me, cannot be my disciple.

Deuteronomy 4:10

What day thou didst stand before Yahweh thy God, in Horeb, when Yahweh said unto me, Gather unto me the people, that I may let them hear my words, - which they must learn that they may revere me all the days which they are living upon the soil, their children also, must they teach.

John 12:25

He that loveth his life, loseth it; but, he that hateth his life, in this world, unto life age-abiding, shall guard it.

Deuteronomy 5:1

Then called Moses unto all Israel and said unto them - Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the regulations, which I am speaking in your ears to-day, - so shall ye learn them, and observe to do them.

John 1:43

On the morrow, he desired to go forth into Galilee. And Jesus findeth Philip, and saith unto him - Be following me!

Ephesians 4:22-24

That ye were to strip off - as regardeth the former behaviour - the old man, who corrupteth himself according to his deceitful covetings, And were to be getting young again in the spirit of your mind, And were to put on the man of new mould, who, after God, hath been created in his truthful righteousness and loving kindness.

Deuteronomy 31:12

Call together the people - the men and the women and the little ones, and thy sojourner who is within thy gates, - that they may hear, and that they may learn, so shall they revere Yahweh your God, and observe to do all the words of this law;

1 Corinthians 4:6

But, these things, brethren, have I transferred unto myself and Apollos, for your sakes, that, in us, ye might learn the lesson - Not beyond the things that are written -- ! that ye do not puff yourselves up, individually, for this one against that.

Luke 6:40

A disciple is not above the teacher; but, when trained, every one shall be as his teacher.

Philippians 3:17

Imitators together of me, become ye, brethren, and keep an eye on them who, thus, are walking, - even as ye have, us, for, an ensample.

Romans 12:1-2

I beseech you therefore, brethren, through the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living, holy sacrifice, unto God acceptable, - your rational divine service; And be not configuring yourselves unto this age, but be transforming yourselves by the renewing of your mind, to the end ye may be proving what is the thing willed by God - the good and acceptable and perfect.

2 Thessalonians 3:7

For, ye yourselves, know, how needful it is to be imitating us, in that we were not disorderly among you,

Revelation 14:4

These, are they, who with women, were not defiled, for they are, virgin. These, are they who follow the Lamb whithersoever he is going. These, were redeemed from mankind, as a firstfruit unto God and the Lamb;

Colossians 3:24

Knowing that, from the Lord, ye shall duly receive the recompense of the inheritance, - unto the Lord Christ, are ye in service;

Matthew 20:25-28

But, Jesus, calling them near, said - Ye know that, the rulers of the nations, lord it over them, and, the great ones, wield authority over them: Not so, is it, among you, - but, whosoever shall desire, among you, to become, great, shall be, your minister; And, whosoever shall desire, among you, to be first, shall be, your servant: -read more.
Just as, the Son of Man, came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom instead of many.

2 Timothy 3:17

In order that, ready, may be the man, of God, unto every good work, being well-prepared.

Mark 10:42-45

And Jesus, calling them near, saith unto them - Ye know that, they who think to rule the nations, lord it over them, and, their great ones, wield authority over them; But, not so, it is, among you. But, whosoever desireth to become, great, among you, shall be, your minister, And, whosoever desireth, among you, to be, first, shall be, servant of all;read more.
For, even the Son of Man, came not to be ministered unto, but minister, - and to give his life, a ransom instead of many.

1 Peter 1:14-15

As obedient persons, not configuring yourselves unto your former covetings in your ignorance: But, according as he that hath called you is holy, do, ye yourselves, also become, holy in all manner of behaviour, -

2 Peter 1:5-7

And, for this very reason also - adding, on your part, all diligence, supply, in your faith, excellence, and, in your excellence, knowledge, And, in your knowledge, self-control, and, in your self-control, endurance, and, in your endurance, godliness, And, in your godliness, brotherly affection, and, in your brotherly affection, love.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For, they themselves, concerning us, do tell - what manner of entrance we had unto you, and how ye turned unto God from the idols - to be serving a living and true God,

1 John 3:2-3

Beloved! now, are we, children of God; and, not yet, hath it been made manifest, what we shall be, - We know that, if it should be made manifest, like unto him, shall we be, because we shall see him, just as he is. And, whosoever hath this hope on him, is purifying himself, just as, He, is pure.

John 8:31

Jesus was saying, therefore, unto the Jews who had believed on him - If, ye, abide in my word, of a truth, my disciples, ye are;

John 3:1-2

There was however, a man from among the Pharisees, Nicodemus, his name, - ruler of the Jews. The same, came unto him, by night, and said unto him - Rabbi! we know that, from God, thou hast come, a teacher; for, no one, can be doing, these signs, which, thou, art doing, except, God, be with him.

John 7:50

Nicodemus saith unto them - he that came unto him formerly, being, one, from among them -

1 John 3:22

And, whatsoever we are asking, we are receiving from him, because, his commandments, are we keeping, and, the things that are pleasing before him, are we doing.

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus, coming near, spake unto them, saying - All authority, in heaven and on earth, hath been given unto me; Go ye, therefore, and disciple all the nations, Immersing them into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, - Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I myself have commanded you, And lo! I, am, with you, all the days, until the conclusion of the age.

Matthew 5:14-16

Ye, are the light of the world: it is impossible for a city to be hid, on the top of a mountain, lying. Neither light they a lamp, and place it under the measure; but upon the lampstand, and it giveth light to all that are in the house. In like manner, let your light shine before men, - that they may see your good works, - and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

Ephesians 4:11-17

And, he, gave - some, indeed, to be apostles, and some, prophets, and some, evangelists, and some, shepherds and teachers, - With a view to the fitting of the saints for the work of ministering, for an upbuilding of the body of the Christ; Until we all advance - into the oneness of the faith, and the personal knowledge of the Son of God, into a man of full-growth, into the measure of the stature of the fulness of the Christ;read more.
That we may, no longer, be infants - billow-tossed and shifted round with every wind of teaching, - in the craft of men, in knavery suited to the artifice of error; But, pursuing truth - may, in love, grow into him in all things, - who is the head, Christ, - Out of whom all the body - fitly framing itself together, and connecting itself, through means of every joint of supply, by way of energising in the measure of each single part - secureth the growing of the body, unto an upbuilding of itself in love. This, therefore, am I saying and protesting in the Lord: - that, no longer, ye walk even as, the nations, walk - in the vanity of their minds,

John 8:31-32

Jesus was saying, therefore, unto the Jews who had believed on him - If, ye, abide in my word, of a truth, my disciples, ye are; And ye shall know the truth, and, the truth, shall make you free.

John 15:1-17

I, am the real vine, and, my Father, is, the husbandman. Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, He taketh it away; and, every one that beareth, fruit, He pruneth it, that, more fruit, it may bear. Already, ye, are, pure, because of the word which I have spoken unto you:read more.
Abide in me, and, I, in you. Just as, the branch, cannot be bearing fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine, so, neither, ye, except, in me, ye abide. I, am the vine: Ye, are the branches. He that abideth in me and, I, in him, the same, beareth much fruit; because, apart from me, ye can bring forth, nothing. If one abide not me, he is cast out as the branch, and withered, and they gather them, - and, into fire, they cast them, and they are burned. If ye abide in me, and, my sayings, in you, abide, whatsoever ye may be desiring, ask! and it shall be brought to pass for you. Herein, was my Father glorified, that, much fruit, ye should bear, and become my disciples. Just as the Father loved me, I also, loved you: Abide ye in my love. If, my commandments, ye keep, ye shall abide in my love, - just as, I, the Father's commandments, have kept, and abide in his love. These things, have I spoken unto you, that, my own joy, in you, may be, and, your joy, may be made full. This, is my own commandment, That ye be loving one another, just as I loved you. Greater love than this, hath, no one, That, his life, one should lay down in behalf of his friends. Ye, are, friends of mine, if ye be doing that which, I, am commanding you. No longer, do I call you, servants, for, the servant, knoweth not what, his lord, is doing. But, you, I have called, friends, because, all things which I heard from my Father, made I known unto you. Not, ye, chose, me, but, I, chose you, and placed you, that ye should go your way and bear, fruit, - and, your fruit, should abide: that, whatsoever ye should ask the Father in my name, he might give unto you. These things, I command you, That ye be loving one another.

John 13:34-35

A new commandment, give I unto you, - That ye be loving one another: Just as I loved you, that, ye also, be loving one another: By this, shall all men take knowledge, that, my disciples, ye are, - If ye have, love, one to another.

Titus 2:1-8

But do, thou, speak the things which become the healthful instruction: - That, aged men, be, sober, grave, sober-minded, healthy in their faith, love, endurance; Aged women, in the same way, in deportment, as becometh sacred persons, not given to intrigue, nor yet, to much wine, enslaved, teachers of virtue, -read more.
That they may constrain the young women to be, lovers of their husbands, lovers of their children, soberminded, chaste, workers at home, good, submitting themselves to their own husbands, - that, the word of God, be not defamed; The younger men, in the same way, exhort thou to be sober-minded: In all things, shewing, thyself, an ensample of noble works, - in thine instruction, uncorruptness, gravity, healthful discourse that cannot be condemned, in order that, he that is of the contrary part, may relent, having nothing to say concerning us that is disparaging:

Luke 9:57-62

And, as they were journeying on the road, one said unto him - I will follow thee, whithersoever thou shalt depart. And Jesus said unto him - the foxes, have, dens, and, the birds of heaven, nests; but, the Son of Man, hath not where, his head, he may recline. And he said unto another - Be following me! But, he, said - Suffer me, first, to depart, and bury my father.read more.
And he said unto him - Leave, the dead, to bury their own dead; but, thou, departing, be declaring the kingdom of God. And, yet another, said - I will follow thee, Lord; But, first, suffer me to bid adieu to them that are in my house. But Jesus said unto him - No one, laying the hand on a plough and looking unto the things behind, is, fit, for the kingdom of God.

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