Following Jesus the Christ.

Following Jesus the Christ

This site is about following the Lord Jesus the Christ.

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Consequently you won’t see a statement of faith or a creed. Personally I don’t follow a creed; By the enormous, unspeakable gift of grace I follow the Lord Jesus the Christ.

Jerimiah 31:34 And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least (smallest – youngest) of them unto the greatest (biggest – oldest) of them, saith the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Here are links to Microsoft Office Sway versions of the site and content.

  1. The Good Message of Repentance and Remission of Sins through the Name of Jesus the Christ.
  2. Writings to disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ.
  3. More writings to the saints by Colin Thompson
  4. Open Letters to the Church of Jesus Christ in Gateshead.
  5. Downloadable Leaflets for use in Personal Evangelism
  6. Not By Might, Not By Power – Semi Autobiographical Book.
  7. Links to Other Resources including Podcasts and Videos

However, it is mostly written by me, just a disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ who sees through a veil, darkly. So this is a sort of health warning. Jesus makes it plain that unless we have revelation that is from above, we are all blind to spiritual truth. In the passage about the revelation that Simon Peter had, that the man Jesus was in fact the son of God, the Christ, it is clearly demonstrated that the truth did not reside in the man, Simon Peter. If it did, then he would not have presumed to tell the Christ what He should or should not do. In his own, natural reasoning, Simon Peter was blind. Spiritual truth is only revealed by the Spirit.

Hence the warning to not put our trust in perceived human leaders, but rather to cling to Jesus, the One sent and who has himself sent the Holy Spirit, who leads us into all truth.

Even those of us privileged to be called to be now the sons of God may by our human nature look for a man or men to intervene between us and God. Someone to feed us with a word from God, or to pray on our behalf, just as the people of Israel who had been called out from Egypt that they might all worship God begged Moses to be their proxy.

Exodus 20:19 And they said to Moses, Speak you with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.

In this Moses was a type of the coming Christ, who has Himself passed within the veil with His own blood, interceding for us.

So, this site is solely for the purpose of encouraging those who encounter it to look to Jesus, who is the Truth, the Life, and the Way, the beginner and completer of our faith.

I would love to hear from any fellow saints in Tyneside or thereabouts. If you are a disciple of the Christ living in Tyneside I would very much like to be in touch with you as we are commanded to; ‘Speak to one another.’ Please send me an email with your phone number and we can talk. Please read my open letters to my fellow saints in Gateshead.

If you don’t know the Lord Jesus in a real personal way (not just as an imaginary friend) then you may like to read my letter to someone wanting to know Jesus which I hope may help.

I have some writings which are principally aimed at disciples of the Lord Jesus.

I don’t level any criticism at those (the vast majority) of the saints who are currently members of any distinct organization or group. Take a look at Why Go To Church?– Click to download the file. Alternatively right click here, select ‘save as’ to save the book in .pdf format.- Please check out the article which I hope may challenge us all to seek out the truth from Him who is the Truth. I have written a piece about the alternative in The Lord’s Supper.

I started writing a book in 1993 called ‘Not By Might, Not By Power– Click to download the file, 240k, prints out to about 53 A4 pages. Alternatively right click here, select ‘save as’ to save the book in pdf format. A semi-autobiographical look at being a disciple/pupil of the Lord Jesus the Christ from the viewpoint of someone who has experienced modern western ‘churchianity’ and survived.

·     What does it mean to be a disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ here & now?

·     What is the basis for fellowship between the saints?

·     Who is my leader, teacher and father?

·     Do I have a function within the body of Christ?

·     Does it really matter?

Latest posts usually at the bottom of the page.

The Really Good Message of Salvation through Jesus the Christ.

Various explanations of the message of repentance and remission of sins through the name of Jesus Christ.

Please send any comments to colin@followingjesuschrist.co.uk

Colin Thompson’s writings to disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ

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Disciples of Jesus Christ

Click on this link to the current list of all open articles.

Tracts by Colin Thompson concerning the good news of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Here’s the current list of my tracts in pdf format which I currently use in outreach. Please feel free to download and print them if you’d like to use them.

Colin Thompson’s Open Letters to the disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ at Gateshead

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Here’s the list of open letters I sent to my fellow saints in Gateshead over a period from April 2000 to December 2002. Since writing and sending out these letters I have learned a little more hopefully and probably would not write them exactly the same today. But this is where I was at at that time, shows how we are seeing through a glass darkly.

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Here are some of my favourite links to Resources. The health warning applies here also!

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