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  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by James May on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,268 views

    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 ...read more

  • Counting The Cost Series

    Contributed by Allen Hern on Feb 18, 2004
    based on 67 ratings
     | 4,903 views

    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 ...read more

  • To Count The Cost Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,673 views

    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 ...read more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Sep 7, 2006
    based on 41 ratings
     | 5,588 views

    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 ...read more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Mar 5, 2001
    based on 112 ratings
     | 2,059 views

    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 ...read more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Sep 24, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,744 views

    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 ...read more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by Giles Mullen on Feb 10, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,223 views

    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. ...read more

  • Count The Cost Series

    Contributed by Dale Miller on Mar 24, 2007
    based on 30 ratings
     | 4,523 views

    This sermon deals with Jesus teaching about the cost of being a disciple.

    MUB SEPT. 24, 2006 LUKE 14; 25;27 5Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: 26“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple. 27And anyone who does ...read more

  • Count The Cost!

    Contributed by Bramwell Hayes on Nov 1, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,630 views

    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 ...read more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Richard Crow on Sep 2, 2002
    based on 52 ratings
     | 2,200 views

    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 ...read more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by David Johnston on Jul 26, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,420 views

    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 ...read more

  • Counting The Cost

    Contributed by Scott Carroll on Mar 12, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,412 views

    THAT THERE IS COST AND COMMITMENT IN LIVING FOR GOD.

    COUNTING THE COST Luke 14:28-30 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 foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock ...read more

  • Counting The Cost (Part 1)

    Contributed by David Derry on Jan 21, 2003
    based on 278 ratings
     | 19,017 views

    Have we really counted the cost of following Christ? He requires us to surrender everything to be His follower.

    Counting the Cost – Part 1 January 12, 2003 Today we will be talking about being a disciple or follower of Christ. Do we fully understand what that means? The following are actual responses from comment cards given to staff members of a wilderness recreation area… 1. trails need to be ...read more

  • Counting The Cost (Part 2)

    Contributed by David Derry on Jan 21, 2003
    based on 98 ratings
     | 6,925 views

    God does not expect His followers to be perfect. Otherwise He would not have chosen the 12 disciples that He did. They were not perfect, but they were willing to follow, and learn. Are we willing to follow Christ completely?

    Counting the Cost – Part 2 January 19, 2003 Here are some actual maintenance complaints submitted by US Air Force pilots and the replies from the maintenance crews: Problem: Left inside main tire almost needs replaced. Solution: Almost replaced left inside main tire. Problem: Something ...read more

  • Counting The Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by John White on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,733 views

    Exploring what it means to be a true disciple in today’s world.

    COUNTING THE COST OF TRUE DISCIPLESHIP Luke 14:25-35 In this parable Jesus is illustrating one very simple and obvious basic truth: His disciples may have to pay a price. It may cost you if you commit yourself to believe, receive and serve the Lord Jesus Christ. It not only, may, but ...read more