“You can’t obey Jesus’ command to go and make disciples if you don’t know what Jesus means by ‘disciple.’ And you won’t know what Jesus means by disciple unless you watch the the way He portrayed discipleship in His teaching, particularly in His parables.
What do we find when we examine the portrait of a disciple in Jesus’ parables? A consistent emphasis on the disciple’s need to do two things:
- Understand the current eschatological moment.
- Live accordingly.
In other words, discipleship is portrayed in terms of “wisdom,” and wisdom is defined by living in light of “what time it is.”
Take a look at some examples…”
Read the rest of Trevin Wax’s post here: “A Disciple Is Someone Who Knows What Time It Is”