3. In Jesus footsteps

In Jesus footsteps.pdf

CSB (1 Peter 2:21) 21 For you were called to this, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in His steps.
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Why must we prove that we are good disciples under tribulation and persecution?
Aren’t we already showing, that we are of good will?
Christians might reason that way, but it is much more complicated.
With Satan, a pernicious set of ideas has begun and the great battle question.

Theme: Why Christians follow in Jesus’ footsteps in answer to the battle question

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5. Youth; How can you love the God of truth

Youth 5; To love the God of truth.pdf

An explanation of topics for a dialogue with young people; topics where young people have to deal with in their lives, with support of Scripture.

For many Christian youths, almost their complete young life is planned with school duties, but also with Bible study and entertainment.
Unfortunately, some young people study very little in the Bible, and often because their parents ask so.
In the article 1. Youth; Raising and Social Media   https://www.dojc.nl/?p=4861&lang=en we have extensively discussed the raising of young people and the role of social media.
Young people are still disproportionately attracted by the smart-phone world. By sweet talk of people who do not believe in God, atheists, who with conviction tell their alluring lies as truth:

NKJV (Romans 1:25) 25 who exchanged the truth of God for the lie,

Because of these kinds of lies, for many the love for God no longer comes first.

The theme of this article is; How young people can love the God of truth.

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9. The promised Messiah

Jesus-Messiah-9.pdf

An exposition of Jesus life meant for young and old, to make clear the deeper meaning of the Messiah.

In the previous section; in part 8, we talked extensively about Jesus’ important teachings concerning the sacrifice that Jesus had to bring and how that sacrifice means salvation to us.
The Lord’s Supper is meant for every consciously baptized Christian and Paul warns us in Colossians not to allow taking the price away from us, but to take part as a baptized Christian in the Lord’s Supper:

NKJV (Colossians 2: 18-19) 18 Let no one cheat you of your reward, taking delight in false humility and worship of angels, intruding into those things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind, 19 and not holding fast to the Head,……….

Theme: The theme of this writing is; Making the personal choice.

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