The Way of the Disciple – Part 10

The Way of the Disciple – Part 10

Joseph Herrin (10-15-2011)Suffering's Role in Spiritual GrowthThere is a very important, and little understood principle, to be addressed in this post. The principle can be summarized as the following:The strength of the natural man must be broken in order for a spiritual creation born of the seed...

The Way of the Disciple – Part 9

The Way of the Disciple – Part 9

Note: This post was written 10 years ago when I had just experienced a wreck on my motorcycle. I am completely healed up from the accident now.The God Who WoundsJoseph Herrin (10-06-2011)Hosea 6:1-2“Come, let us return to Yahweh. For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but...

The Way of the Disciple – Part 8

The Way of the Disciple – Part 8

The Christian Life as TragedyJoseph Herrin (10-01-2011)You are probably familiar with the genre of writing known as tragedy. Some famous examples of this form of writing are William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth. One definition for the writing form known as Tragedy is, “any...

The Way of the Disciple- Part 7

The Way of the Disciple- Part 7

The Privilege of PersecutionJoseph Herrin (09-28-2011)Luke 6:22-23“Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and cast insults at you, and spurn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man. Be glad in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven.”In...

The Way of the Disciple – Part 6

The Way of the Disciple – Part 6

We Wrestle Not Against Flesh and BloodJoseph Herrin (9-21-2011)Ephesians 6:12For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood...This series has focused upon the necessity of Christ’s disciples to experience suffering. In perhaps a majority of circumstances the sufferings of Christ’s disciples come to...

The Way of the Disciple – Part 5

The Way of the Disciple – Part 5

Sharing in the Sufferings of ChristJoseph Herrin (09-19-2011)The union of Christ and His body is a great mystery. Much has been written and preached regarding the oneness of Christ and those saints who comprise His body. One aspect of our identification with Christ that has been largely neglected,...

The Way of the Disciple – Part 4

The Way of the Disciple – Part 4

Suffering SaintsJoseph Herrin (09-16-2011)Note: This post was written ten years ago. It speaks of some trials that I had at that time, but Yahweh has seen me through them. Amen.There is a great deception that Satan has foisted upon multitudes of Christians who are eager to accept it. The...

The Way of the Disciple – Part 3

The Way of the Disciple – Part 3

Why Does God Require Christians to Suffer?Joseph Herrin (09-06-2011)The inescapable message proclaimed by Christ and His apostles is that Yahweh has appointed unto men that they suffer many things in this life. This truth is affirmed through the most common image associated with Christianity; the...

The Way of the Disciple – Part 2

The Way of the Disciple – Part 2

Must a Christian be a Disciple?Joseph Herrin (09-05-2011)I believe the early apostles would be quite amazed to find that the teachings of Christ have been so altered in the centuries since the church was birthed that the terms Christian and disciple have been divorced from one...

The Way of the Disciple – Part 1

The Way of the Disciple – Part 1

Joseph Herrin (09-01-2011)Matthew 16:24Then Yahshua said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.”The church today has a decidedly un-Biblical view of what Christ’s invitation is to mankind. This is revealed in the common...

Wilderness Survival for Christians – Part 6

Wilderness Survival for Christians – Part 6

Joseph Herrin (04-13-2010)An Absence of ApplauseThe church calls Christ “Lord.” It is perhaps the most common appellation used in reference to both the Son and the Father. The church speaks of the cross, albeit usually in reference to the one that Yahshua bore. The church speaks the word “Faith”...

Wilderness Survival For Christians – Part Five

Wilderness Survival For Christians – Part Five

Joseph Herrin (04-12-2010)Counting the Cost of Your JourneySurviving an arduous wilderness journey is made possible by doing the preliminary prep work. The value of careful planning cannot be overestimated. Some things must be done BEFORE one enters the wilderness. What adventurer would set forth...

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Hello Brothers and Sisters,I’ve got my new teeth. I apologize if my smile seems odd. The stroke I had five years ago makes it difficult to smile. I can tell you that my teeth are fine. They really are a WHOLE lot better than they were before. If I took this picture before my appointment you would...

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