Disciple

Disciple - a scholar, sometimes applied to the followers of John the Baptist (Matt. 9:14), and of the Pharisees (22:16), but principally to the followers of Christ. A disciple of Christ is one who

(1) believes his doctrine,

(2) rests on his sacrifice,

(3) imbibes his spirit, and

(4) imitates his example (Matt. 10:24; Luke 14:26, 27, 33; John 6:69).

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