5 Portraits of a Real Disciple
Another excellent post to read by Joe Quatrone, Jr.
Jesus was getting closer and closer to the cross. People who wanted to see a miracle or get a free meal from Him were mobbing Him. The crowd following Jesus knew who He was, but they would soon be gone. The crowd was about to become much smaller because Jesus started setting forth the cost of discipleship and it’s not a popular message. It requires total commitment. Today, the majority of people who express an interest in Jesus represent the crowd–they are not committed to Jesus and do not experience a deep level of intimacy with Him. In Luke 14:25-35, Jesus provided five vivid images and used each one to teach a lesson about discipleship:
1. A Family: Love Jesus Supremely
The first image Jesus used was a family. Are you surprised Jesus said to be a disciple you must hate your family? I read about a pastor who…
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Posted on April 14, 2015, in Created to Praise God, Hearing From God And His Word, Teachings and Exhortations and tagged Being a follower of Christ, Discipleship, Real Christian vs False Christian, True Believers vs Counterfeit Christians. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.