Design for Discipleship Series Overview
The DFD Bible study series, developed by the Navigators, can be used on your own or in a group. Discover how to develop Christian character, have victory over sin, and grow toward maturity in your walk with God.
Book 1: Your Life In Christ
Your Life in Christ, the first topical Bible study in the revised Design for Discipleship (DFD) series by The Navigators, shows what it means to accept God’s love for you. Its 4 sessions will help you to keep Christ at the center of your life and learn to live in the power of the Spirit.
- God Cares for You
- The Person of Jesus Christ
- The Work of Christ
- The Spirit Within You
Book 2: The Spirit-Filled Follower of Jesus
In the 5 sessions of this revised Design for Discipleship study, learn what it means to be filled by the Spirit so that obedience, Bible study, prayer, fellowship, and witnessing become natural, meaningful aspects of your life.
- The Obedient Follower of Jesus
- God's Word In Your Life
- Conversing With God
- Fellowship With Followers of Jesus
Book 3: Walking With Christ
In the 5 lessons of this revised Design for Discipleship study, examine five vital aspects of your ongoing Christian walk: developing spiritual maturity, living under Christ’s lordship, trusting God’s promises to you, discerning God’s will for your life, and living with the heart of a servant.
- Maturing In Christ
- Thje Lordship of Christ
- Faith and the Promises of God
- Knowing God's Will
- Walking as a Servant
Book 4: The Character of a Follower of Jesus
Using this study’s 5 sessions, understand and put into action the internal qualities and values that should drive your life as a disciple of Christ.
- The Call to Fruitful Living
- Authentic Love in Action
- Purity of Life
- Integrity in Living
- Character Development in Suffering
Book 5: Foundations for Faith
Get a disciple’s perspective on God, His Word, the Holy Spirit, spiritual warfare, and Christ’s return through the 5 lessons in this revised DFD Bible study.
- Who Is God?
- The Authority of God's Word
- The Holy Spirit
- Spiritual Warfare
- The Return of Christ
Book 6: Growing in Discipleship
The 5 sessions of this revised Design for Discipleship Bible study will give you insight and encouragement to help you grow as a true disciple of Christ by learning to share the blessings you’ve received from God.
- What is a Disciple?
- The Responsible Steward
- Helping Others Find Christ
- World Vision
Book 7: Our Hope In Christ
The 7 sessions of this revised Design for Discipleship Bible study show readers how to do a comprehensive analysis of the Bible using 1 Thessalonians. Discover Bible-study principles that will last a lifetime.
- Chapter Analysis Study of 1 Thessalonians
DFD Leader's Guide
This Design for Discipleship Bible study leader’s guide for the revised DFD series provides the information needed to conduct a successful Bible study on sharing the essential truths of discipleship with others.