#0 Just the 12 verses of 12 Steps to Follow & Serve Jesus

Just the 12 verses of

12 Steps to Follow & Serve Jesus


  • A # is put in front of each command (these commands are the answers to the question)
  • Underlines are promises and/or what the results of obedience will be


(Step 1) How to Follow Jesus

Mark 8:34

If any of you wants to be my follower,

you MUST #give up your own way,

#take up your cross, and #follow me.  NLT


(Step 2) How to be Saved 

Romans 10:9 

If you #openly declare that Jesus is Lord

and #believe in your heart

that God raised him from the dead,

you will be saved.  NLT


(Step 3) How to Deal with Sin

Proverbs 28:13

You will never succeed in life

if you try to hide your sins.

#Confess them and #give them up;

then God will show mercy to you.  GNT


(Step 4) How to Sin Less 

Psalm 119:10-11 

#With all my heart I seek you.
#Do not allow me to stray from your commands.
(11) In my heart I #store up your words,
so I might not sin against you.  NET


(Step 5) How To Obey 

James 1:25  

But whoever #looks intently

into the perfect law that gives freedom,

and #continues in it—

#not forgetting what they have heard,

but #doing it—

they will be blessed in what they do.  NIV


(Step 6) How to Pray

1 John 3:22

and receive from him anything we ask,

because we #keep his commands

and #do what pleases him.  NIV


(Step 7) How to Depend (on God)

Philippians 4:6-7

#Don’t worry about anything,

but #in everything,

through #prayer and #petition with #thanksgiving,

#present your requests to God.

(7) And the peace of God,

which surpasses all understanding 

will guard your hearts and minds

in Christ Jesus.  CSB


(Step 8) How to Love

Matthew 22:37-39  

Love the Lord your God #with all your heart …

love your neighbor #as yourself.  NIV 


(Step 9) How to Protect

Hebrews 3:13  

But #encourage #one another #daily, ...

so that none of you

may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.  NIV


(Step 10) How to Witness 

2 Timothy 1:8

So #never be ashamed

to tell others about our Lord. …

#With the strength God gives you,

#be ready to suffer …  NLT


(Step 11) How to Make Disciples

Matthew 28:19-20 

make disciples

#baptizing them ...

(20) and #teaching them to #OBEY

#everything I have commanded you.  NIV


(Step 12) How to be Sure

Matthew 7:21 

Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’

will enter the kingdom of heaven,

but only the one who #does the will

of my Father who is in heaven.  NIV




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