Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study
To Get Peace Of Mind In The Face Of Uncertainties In The
Words of God are the most trustworthy words you can find! It's worth taking a quick look at what the bible actually
contains and what they are set out to achieve before going any further.
The bible contains
numerous writing of diverse variety: history, laws, short stories, parables,
poetry, liturgies, songs, prophetic messages, wise sayings, gospels, letters,
sermons, apocalypses and they were written at different periods by different
The bible, inspired by
God, is both human and divine. So human, that anyone who reads it with an open
heart will certainly find it surprisingly touching to their own lives. Nothing
is hidden. Tales about violence, rape, betrayal, adultery, sickness, and death
of humans throughout the ages does not only occur then, but they continue in our
present times. We see the bible so divine when we encounter the narratives on
repentance, faith, just and compassionate laws, acts of devotion and
self-sacrifice, and the unending love of the forgiving, covenant God.
The authority of Scripture lies in its ability to cause an Encounter with God.
God can speak to us in our own circumstances in our present day, if only we
allow Him to.
"All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching the truth, rebuking
error, correcting faults, and giving instruction for right living, so that the
person who serves God may be fully qualified and equipped to do every kind of
(2 Timothy 3:16-17)
what exactly can listening to the Word of God bring for your
life? Different people experience different life-changing experiences, but one
thing is for sure - they will find comfort in the face of uncertainties of
today's world, confident that God will be guiding their paths at every instant
of their lives.
This require a tremendous amount of faith in the all-knowing, powerful,
compassionate, and covenantal God. The faith of the participants will be strengthened as they study
the Word of God together with others, participating and sharing
their ideas, helping each other in getting insights, and through meditation.
The "Becoming Disciples Through Bible
Study Program" is a structured program that uses techniques of group dynamics,
audio-visual presentations, and handbooks to guide the participant to a good
understanding of God, people, and finally coming to know our role in God's plan of
There is a tremendous sense of peace in letting go of ones life and letting God take over,
so Becoming His Disciples.
"If you make My Word your home,
you will indeed be My disciples"
By going through the
34 weeks of study of the bible, the messages from Genesis to Revelation will
slowly penetrate the heart and challenges the participants to change their
worldly thinking into God's thinking. You will move slowly to be at one with
God. (Atonement) The Holy Spirit will constantly remind you of what you have
learned from the Scriptures.
difficult? Many participants, when they first join the program was apprehensive
of the time they have to "sacrifice" The participants who have graduated said
that time passes through so very quickly! Once they have got used to
the routine, it becomes interesting and enjoyable. The fellowship and
discussions amongst the participants have formed strong bonds along the journey. They
will tell you that their little "sacrifices" were worth it.
Folks, this is your life! Get to know your God before it is too late!
Listen to Him.
from the word "Discipline". Even without realizing it, by going through the
discipline of daily bible study and weekly group meetings, you are in fact
training yourself to be a better person. Ultimately, it is you who will profit
from this experience.
"For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit
again to a yoke of slavery"
"Groups from Butterworth, Penang, Taiping, Kulim, Sungei Petani come together
for Passover and Retreat"
here's a testimonial from a past participant
who later became a facilitator!"
involvement in DISCIPLE made me realize that our Heavenly Father had
a purpose and a plan for me. All these years from my youthful days to the
present moment, he was gently and patiently drawing me to Him to experience
His love in a personal way through the many events and circumstances in my
The scripture reflections, "Encountering the Word" and
the personal sharing of my fellow members on the program revealed to me that
God loved me for what I am, that He is full control of my life and that I can
experience His peace as I put my trust in Him. It also helped me to cast away
my fear when I am faced with the unknown."
Anthony Dass, NBVM,
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What is DISCIPLE?
DISCIPLE is a new approach to Bible study. During the course of 34
weeks, DISCIPLE study groups move through the scriptures from Creation to the
New Jerusalem. Each week, a major theme helps the learner grow in
understanding the Bible through the challenge of theological views, group
discussions, and the use of video presentations.
Objective of DISCIPLE
DISCIPLE is designed to develop, inspire and transform lives through
in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Bible.
Commitment for Disciple
If you can say YES to the following questions:
* Do you own a Bible?
* Have you tried reading the Bible at least once a week?
* Do you want to know more about the Word of God and how it relates to your
personal experiences and struggles?
* Can you spend 45 min every day, reading and reflecting on the Bible?
* Can you spend three (3) hours every week attending a Bible Study Group
Meeting for thirty-four (34) weeks?
* Can you spend 3 days at the end of the 34 weeks for a retreat?
THEN, you are ready to COMMIT YOURSELF to the DISCIPLE program.
Please contact the following persons for registration
||Sacred Heart of Jesus, Kulim
||Our Lady of Sorrows, Penang
||Christ the King, Sungai Petani