6 Practical Life Lessons Jesus Taught The Disciples
Jesus was not just a Savior, but He was also a friend, a teacher, and mentor that walked with His disciples for three years. During this time they saw Jesus face almost every situation imaginable. They saw Him consistently anchor Himself in God’s presence through prayer. They watched as He avoided the spotlight and the praises of the crowds. He taught them that in ministry God is the focal point and He refused to give in to the temptation of self-ambition and self-promotion. Jesus led by example.
Throughout the Scriptures Jesus is challenged with correcting the disciples’ thinking. He used their error as teaching moments to reveal greater truths of the Kingdom of God. The character traits He cultivated in His disciples would later become the truths illustrated in the New Testament as those closest to Him told His story and their unique account of the events surrounding Jesus’ life. These are the major life lessons Jesus taught His disciples before returning to the Father.