Summary: The Cost of being a disciple of Christ Jesus!
SUBJECT: The Cost of Discipleship
TEXT: Luke 14:25-35
THEME: GETTING OUR PRIORITIES RIGHT
TITLE: Give It Up!
INTROD.: An Overview of the Church setting
PROP.: If we are to become ture disciples of Jesus
Christ, then we need to get our priorities
SENT.: By examining the following concepts
[expressed and/or implied] in the text, we
will see, that if we are to become true
disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ, we need
to get our priorities right.
I. THE CONCEPT OF LOVE [V.30] - PASSION
A. Family Love - "Storge"
B. Romantic Love - "Eros"
C. To Love Life - "Philo"
D. To Love God, to Love Brother/Sister - "Agape"
II. THE CONCEPT OF TOTAL COMMITMENT[vv.27,33] -
A. Self denial
B. Complete dedication
C. Willing Obedience
III. THE CONCEPT OF COST [VV. 28-32] - PRICE
A. At personal level,28
B. At national level,31-32
IV. THE CONCEPT OF IDENTITY [VV. 34-35] - PUBLICITY
A. The Mark of Distinction,34
B. The Mark of Recognition,35
B. Invitation to the disciples to get priorities
C. Challenge the unsaved