Summary: Have you counted the cost?
"counteth the cost…consulteth whether he be able ”
I. THE TERMS FOR WHICH HE SOUGHT (Luke 14:26,27)
A. He wanted FIDELITY TO HIS PERSON (14:26)
B. He wanted IDENTITY WITH HIS PURPOSE (14:27)
II. THE TASK TO WHICH HE SENT (Luke 14:28-32)
A. Jesus spoke of BUILDING (CONSTRUCTIVE WORK).
B. Jesus spoke of BATTLING (DESTRUCTIVE WORK).
III. THE TRUTHS OF WHICH HE SPOKE (Luke 14:33)
A. Discipleship means NO RIVAL to Jesus Christ (26)
B. Discipleship means NO REFUSAL to Jesus Christ (33).