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53 Bible Verses about Discipleship

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Luke 9:46

But there entered a reasoning among them, as to who of them should be greatest.

Acts 11:26

And, finding him, he brought him unto Antioch. And so it was with them, that, for a whole year, they were brought together in the assembly, and taught a considerable multitude; also that the disciples, first in Antioch, were called, Christians.

John 20:18

Mary the Magdalene cometh, bringing tidings unto the disciples - I have seen the Lord! and that these things he had said unto her.

John 9:27

He answered them - I told you just now, and ye did not hear: Why, again, do ye wish to hear? Are, ye also, wishing to become, his disciples?

Mark 8:33

But, he, turning round and looking upon his disciples, rebuked Peter, and saith - Withdraw behind me, Satan! because thou art not regarding the things, of God, but the things, of men.

Luke 10:1

And, after these things, the Lord appointed seventy two others, and sent them forth, two and two before his face, into every city and place whither, he himself, was about to come.

Matthew 10:2

Now, the twelve apostles' names, are these: - first Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, - and James, the son of Zebedee, and John, his brother;

Matthew 11:1

And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished giving instructions to his twelve disciples, he passed on from thence, to be teaching and proclaiming in their cities.

John 4:2

although indeed, Jesus himself, was not immersing, but his disciples,

Matthew 13:10

And the disciples, coming near, said to him, Wherefore, in parables, art thou speaking to them?

John 2:22

When, therefore, he had been raised from among the dead, his disciples remembered, that, this, he had been saying; and they believed in the Scripture, and in the word which Jesus had spoken.

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;

Luke 8:22

And it came to pass, on one of the days, that, he, entered into a boat, and his disciples; and he said unto them - Let us pass over unto the other side of the lake. And they set sail.

Matthew 28:13

saying - Say ye, His disciples, coming, by night, stole him, while we were sleeping;

Matthew 11:2

Now, John, hearing in the prison the works of the Christ, sending through his disciples,

John 21:23

This word, therefore, went forth unto the brethren, that, that disciple, should not die. Howbeit, Jesus did not tell him, he should not die; but, If I will that, he, remain until I come, what is that to thee?

Matthew 23:1

Then, Jesus spake unto the multitudes and unto his disciples,

Matthew 15:16

And, he, said, To this moment, are, ye also, without discernment?

Acts 9:26

And, when he had arrived in Jerusalem, he made attempts to join himself unto the disciples; and all were afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple.

Matthew 12:1

In that season, went Jesus, on, the sabbath, through the cornfields, - and, his disciples, hungered, and began to pluck ears of corn, and to eat.

John 9:28

And they reviled him, and said - Thou, art, the disciple, of that man; but, we, are, Moses', disciples: -

Matthew 8:21

And, another of the disciples, saith unto him, - Lord! suffer me, first, to depart, and bury my father.

Matthew 15:32

But, Jesus, calling near his disciples, said - My compassions are moved towards the multitude, because even now, three days, abide they with me, and they have nothing to eat, - and, to dismiss them fasting, I am not willing, lest by any means they faint in the way.

John 1:38

But Jesus, turning, and looking at them following, saith unto them - What seek ye? And, they, said unto him - Rabbi! which meaneth, when translated, Teacher, Where abidest thou?

Luke 9:54

And the disciples James and John, seeing it, said - Lord! wilt thou, that we bid fire come down from heaven, and destroy them?

Luke 17:22

But he said unto the disciples - There will come days - when ye will long to see, one of the days of the Son of Man, and shall not see.

Luke 22:14

And, when the hour arrived, he reclined, and the apostles with him.

John 21:3

Simon Peter saith unto them - I go a fishing! They say unto him - We also, go with thee! They went out, and got up into the boat, and during that night, they caught nothing.

Isaiah 50:4

My Lord Yahweh, hath given unto me the tongue of the instructed, That I should know how to succour the fainting, with discourse, - He kept wakening - morning by morning. He kept wakening mine ear, to hearken as do the instructed;

Mark 9:38

John said unto him - Teacher! we saw someone, in thy name, casting out demons, - and we forbade him, because he was not following with us.

Luke 9:61

And, yet another, said - I will follow thee, Lord; But, first, suffer me to bid adieu to them that are in my house.

John 21:2

There were together, Simon Peter, and Thomas, who was called Didymus, and Nathanael, who was from Cana of Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and, two other, of his disciples.

John 21:21

Peter, therefore, seeing, this one, saith unto Jesus - Lord! and, this one, what?

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Discipleship » Conditions of » Secret discipleship, examples of

John 19:38

But, after these things, Joseph from Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but having kept it secret for fear of the Jews, requested Pilate, that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave permission. He came, therefore, and took away his body.

John 7:13

No one, nevertheless, was speaking, openly, about him, because of their fear of the Jews.

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 12:42

Nevertheless, however, even from among the rulers, many believed on him; but, because of the Pharisees, they were not confessing him, lest, excommunicants from the synagogue, they should be made;

Discipleship » Tests of

John 21:15-19

When, therefore, they had broken their fast, Jesus saith unto Simon Peter - Simon, son of John! lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him - Yea, Lord! thou, knowest that I am fond of thee, he saith unto him - Be feeding my lambs. He saith unto him, again, the second time - Simon, son of John! lovest thou me? He saith unto him - Yea, Lord! thou, knowest that I am fond of thee. He saith unto him - Be shepherding my sheep. He saith unto him, the third time - Simon, son of John! art thou fond of me? Peter was grieved, that he said unto him, the third time, Art thou fond of me? and he said unto him - Lord! all things, thou, knowest: thou perceivest that I am fond of thee. Jesus saith unto him - Be feeding my sheep. read more.
Verily, verily, I say unto thee - When thou wast younger, thou usedst to gird thyself, and to walk whither thou didst choose; but, when thou shalt become aged, thou shalt stretch out thy hands, and, another, shall gird thee, and bear thee, whither thou dost not choose. Now, this, he said, signifying, by what manner of death, he should glorify God. And, having said this, he saith unto him - Be following me.

Matthew 10:32-39

Every one therefore who shall confess me before men, I also, will confess, him, before my Father who is in the heavens; But, whoever shall deny me before men, I also, will deny, him, before my Father who is in the heavens. Do not think, that I came to thrust peace upon the earth, - I came not to thrust, peace, but, a sword; read more.
For I came to set at variance - a man, against, his father, and, a daughter, against, her mother, and, a bride, against, her mother-in-law; And, a man foes, are, they of his own house. 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 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.

Discipleship » Followers, blessings promised to » Heavenly honour

John 21:22

Jesus saith unto him - If I will that, he, remain until I come, what is that to thee? Thou, be following me.

Discipleship » Followers, blessings promised to » A divine example

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;

Discipleship » Followers, blessings promised to » Spiritual knowledge

Hosea 6:3

Then let us know - let us press on to know - Yahweh, Like the dawn, is his coming forth assured, - that he may come like a down-pour upon us, like the harvest-rain, and the seed-rain of the land.

Discipleship » Conditions of » Self-denial and cross-bearing

Discipleship » Followers, blessings promised to » Guidance of the still small voice

Discipleship » Conditions of » Renunciation

Discipleship » Conditions of » Leaving all

Discipleship » Followers, blessings promised to » Spiritual light

Discipleship » Conditions of » Steadfastness

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;

Discipleship » Conditions of » Fruitfulness

Topics on Discipleship

discipleship, nature of

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.

Secret Discipleship

John 3:1-2

There was however, a man from among the Pharisees, Nicodemus, his name, - ruler of the Jews.