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Costs and Benefits of Following Jesus

In every choice we make there is a cost to us and a benefit. If we stay where we are, we stay where we are comfortable, but we lose the freshness of something new in our lives. 796 more words


Cost of Discipleship

Luke 9:57-62

Foxes have holes, birds have nests

Jesus is very straight forward when it comes to explaining what it may cost a person to follow him. 325 more words


Colossians 1 (The Will Of God)

Colossians 1:9-12

“For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy; giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light.” 525 more words

Making Disciples

Handling opposition to your faith

Now that you’ve heard about the blessings you’ll receive because you’ve joined up with Team Jesus, it’s time to read the fine print. In the Beatitudes at the beginning of his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gives us eight keys to living abundantly, and I’ve spent the last seven weeks looking at them. 1,341 more words


The Cost of Discipleship

Sacrifice (Written November 12, 2014)

Wishing things could be different,

but I can’t change time

nor anyone’s mind.

All I can do is live my life. 226 more words


Let the Dead Bury the Dead

One day Jesus invited a man to follow Him and become His disciple—but the man refused. He said he would follow Jesus later, but first he wanted to go bury his father. 478 more words


My Portion Forever

Several years ago, I accompanied a friend of mine who frequently led pastor conferences in different parts of the world on one of his trips to western Africa. 789 more words

Making Sense Of Suffering