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Discipleship: Embracing The Most Foundational Commandments
Dr Daniel Juster, Director
To understand the most foundational commandments is the first and most important rung of the ladder of discipleship. Those Messianic Jews - and Gentiles who have joined them - who do not have an ambivalent attitude to commandments are poised on that rung - we know that we are a commanded people!
We understand that Yeshua defined the process of discipleship - making disciples - as teaching others to observe all that He commanded (Matthew 28:19,20). Because Yeshua exhorted us to teach and apply the commandments given through Moses (Matthew 5:17,18) and also ordained the authority of the apostolic writers of the New Covenant Scriptures, all of the commandments of the Bible need to be taken seriously and applied. We understand that commandments have to be applied according to their intended purpose in context. This is a tall order: where can we even begin?
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