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  • Count The Cost Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Nov 3, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Have you counted the cost?

    "counteth the cost…consulteth whether he be able ” Luke 14:25-28 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 more

  • Count The Cost!

    Contributed by Bramwell Hayes on Nov 1, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    Grace is free, but discipleship costs. Are we prepared to pay?

    We see adverts all over the place, promising low prices and amazing deals on all sorts of things and products. But on closer examination many of these so-called bargains are to so cheap after all because there are all sorts of hidden extras that have to be paid for. Often the quoted price is a lot more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Richard Crow on Sep 2, 2002
    based on 52 ratings

    In order to live a committed Christian life, we must first count the cost. Ask yourself "What is the cost of NOT following Jesus?"

    Count the Cost Luke 14:25-33 Sept 8, 2002 The following are actual responses from comment cards given to the staff members at Bridger Wilderness Area in 1996: 1. Trails need to be reconstructed. Please avoid building trails that go uphill. 2. Too many bugs and leeches and spiders and spider more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Sep 7, 2006
    based on 41 ratings

    The encounter of the rich young ruler with Jesus. "What must I do to recieve eternal life?"

    Mark 10:17 V 31. Called to count the cost. "Are we counting the cost? Are you like me when it comes to swimming,I appear to have an aversion to water...Some people just dive right in, without blinking an eye, but I can’t help just dipping in with my toes. I’m not prepared to dive right in more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by David Johnston on Jul 26, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    A great "back to school" message for youth. You ever take a trip without figuring out how much gas it’s going to take you? Of course not. Then why don’t we count the cost for serving God?

    Counting the Cost Luke 14:27-30 27 And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple. 28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? 29 Lest haply, after he hath laid the more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by Giles Mullen on Feb 10, 2002
    based on 22 ratings

    Trust in Jesus; how far will your trust in Jesus Christ carry you in todays society? Will you be seen as a commited to discipleship, or like Judas--an uncommitted pretender?

    COUNTING THE COST Luke 14:25-35 Counting the cost of discipleship. That is something that we don’t like to think about too often. But, everything comes at a cost. For an athlete, they must decide early in life just how serious he/she wants to become in their sport and train accordingly. more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on May 10, 2016
    based on 21 ratings

    To establish that success is never achieved without one first counting the cost. This lesson deals with our commitment and faithfulness to Christ; and his promise to us regarding eternal life.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Counting the Cost before Building 2. Counting the Cost before Battle 3. Counting the Cost before Believing Remarks. 1. In this lesson we will discuss the theme: “counting the cost.” Success can never be achieved by anyone unless they have taken the time to more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 5, 2013

    A sermon on finances and stewardship from Luke 14:25-33, especially vs. 28-30 (Outline and material adapted from a transcript of a message by Gene Appel with Willow Creek)

    HoHum: Pass out Children’s Bulletins From Sermon4Kids at: How many of you would like to play the piano? Wait! Not so fast! Before you raise your hand and say "yes" to that question, let's see what it would cost to be able to play the piano more

  • Count The Cost!

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Dec 3, 2014

    Two willing followers, but are they limited in how much they will follow?

    Matthew 8:18-22-And when Jesus saw great multitudes about Him, He gave a command to depart to the other side. Then a certain scribe came and said to Him, “Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go.” And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Sep 24, 2001
    based on 36 ratings

    The cost of following Jesus is but a faithful recognition that he comes first.

    Sermon Text: Luke 14:25-33 Count The Cost! Dog owners often post signs on their property saying, “Beware of dog.” A friend of mine had one of those signs on his fence. The only problem was that his dog didn’t fit the warning. His dog was a lazy, old hound that barely moved. If anything you more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Mar 5, 2001
    based on 112 ratings

    A deductive exposition of the text with illustrations challenging people to count the cost of following Jesus.

    Text: Luke 14:1—35 Title: Count the Cost Series: Lent 2001 Topic: Christian Living/Discipleship Theme: Cost of following Jesus Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness challenging God’s people in my care to count the true cost of following Jesus. Response: Individuals will fill out more

  • Counting The Cost Series

    Contributed by Allen Hern on Feb 18, 2004
    based on 67 ratings

    When everyone else turned away from Jesus, the disciples had to count the cost. Their answer is still our answer: Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.

     200409.ser “Counting the Cost” CLBC Feb 15 04 a.m. Subject: Discipleship Theme: The Cost of Discipleship Passage: John 6: 60 - 71 It was a difficult time for more

  • To Count The Cost Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    A look at the cost of following Jesus.

    Series: The Parables of Christ Topic: To Count The Cost February 17, 2002 Luke 14:25-35 Introduction: Ill-commercials for products -build up products -add bonus products/ features -then "How much would you expect to pay?" -finally "Just 3 easy payments of more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by James May on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Stop and count the cost of the spiritual warfare that you are now engaged in. Is the price you are going to pay worth the reward you will receive in the end?

    COUNT THE COST By Pastor Jim May Luke 14:28-33, "For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Apr 11, 2010

    Jesus warned us to “count the cost” (Luke 14:25-33) of discipleship.

    Count The Cost 03/01/09 AM Text: Ephesians 5:15 - 17 (NASB) Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil. So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. Introduction Comic Non-Sequitur by Wiley more