The Lord’s Day and Discipleship

Thanks for this post, as a Sunday servant of the Lord, I sometimes lose my ability to attend church services. I was starting to wonder why I really needed to attend like I am bigger or better than those that should attend. (I am clearly not!)

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Note from the editor: This article by James Harvey originally appeared here at Ligonier Ministries.

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If you ask a Christian how to grow as a disciple, you may hear a wide range of suggestions: personal Bible study, one-on-one discipleship, small-group discipleship, men’s and women’s groups, attending conferences, campus ministries, community Bible studies, and so on. Within the past two decades, the Internet has grown to offer an abundance of additional resources. Audio and video presentations of sermons, seminary courses, and entire worship services are at our fingertips. We can all be grateful to God for these resources. To the degree that faithful, doctrinally sound study of God’s Word is taking place, all these endeavors will bear spiritual fruit. We are able to share in the gifts and graces of the church universal like never before.

A word of caution is in order, however. While God’s providence affords us unprecedented access…

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