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  • The Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by John Shearhart on Aug 5, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,017 views

    Counting the cost

    The Cost of Discipleship Luke 14:25-35 John Shearhart August 8, 2010 Introduction This morning I want to talk to you about The Cost of Discipleship. Christianity is sometimes sold as a quick-fix to all your life’s problems. “Come to Jesus,” they say “so that you ...read more

  • Discipleship

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 31, 2018
     | 8,124 views

    When Jesus speaks about counting the cost to be his disciple he made it clear that following him would cost us our life of ease, our money and our time. To be a disciple of Jesus means we are the salt the preserving force in this world in which we live in.

    Opening Video Illustration: Sermoncentral.com – Are you Ready (4:15 min) Theme: Time Management “Desire that your life count for something great! Long for your life to have eternal significance. Want this! Don’t coast through life without a passion.” ? John Piper, Don't Waste Your Life Thesis: ...read more

  • Putting Jesus First Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Aug 10, 2018
     | 5,048 views

    A disciple of Jesus will have to put Jesus first, ahead of the most precious things in this life!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Does your life in Christ get frustrating at times? I mean you are trying to be what Jesus wants you to be, yet things keep happening, both good and bad that keeps you distracted. • Do you feel a little like Paul at times as he writes in Romans 7:18? • SLIDE ...read more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Oct 30, 2018
     | 5,003 views

    One must seriously consider what it means to follow Christ and what commitment is needed to be a Christian.

    I ADMIT IT! I HAVE A TENDENCY TO BE “CHEAP”! WHEN FACING UTILITY BILLS, CAR REPAIR, MEDICAL CO-PAYS, OR HOME REPAIRS, I ALWAYS SEEM TO AKS ONE PARTICULAR QUESTION FIRST: HOW MUCH IS THIS GOING TO COST? IT IS AN HONEST QUESTION. WE’LL ALWAYS BE CONCERNED WITH COST AND HOW MUCH WE WILL HAVE TO PAY ...read more

  • Being A Christian--What Would It Mean? What Would It Cost? Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Apr 22, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,059 views

    Before becoming a Chrstian we need to count the cost. What would it mean once we make the decision and how would our lives change?

    April, 2007 Series: What is Christianity #3 Being a Christian--What Would it Mean? What Would it Cost? Luke 14:25-33 INTRODUCTION: It is said that “the entrance fee to the Christian life is nothing at all, but the annual subscription is everything you have.” In this scripture ...read more

  • All In Spiritually Series

    Contributed by Charles Whitmire on Apr 1, 2008
     | 1,448 views

    This messages talks about how to go "All In" spiritually ...and if its worth the risk...

    In 2003 a guy by the name of Chris Moneymaker changed the face of poker when he turned $39 into 2.5 million by winning the World Series of Poker. Can you imagine that - he was playing a satellite tournament for $39, then he played another tournament to win a seat in the WSOP main event. Then he won ...read more

  • Sometimes Jesus Isn't Warm And Cuddly

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Sep 8, 2007
     | 1,020 views

    The decision to be a follower of Christ places all other affections in perspective.

    Title: Sometimes Jesus Isn’t Warm and Cuddly Text: Luke 14:25-33 Thesis: The decision to be a follower of Christ places all other affections in perspective. Introduction The current issue of Newsweek Magazine (September 10, 2007) featured Fred Thompson on the front cover along side the ...read more

  • What Does It Mean To Live For Christ? Series

    Contributed by Cesar Delgado on Sep 25, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,530 views

    Jesus turn to the crowd and laid to them exactly of what is the cost of being a disciple. What does it mean to live for Him.

    What Does It Mean To Live For Christ? Luke 14:25-35 August 19, 2007 Sermon Series: Following Christ Scripture Reading: Bro.Emmanuel Nacido Introduction: A. The Ill-fated Sir John Franklin Arctic Expedition 1. Many writers describes the ill-fated Franklin’s expedition which ...read more

  • The Rabbit

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Sep 3, 2007
    based on 168 ratings
     | 40,326 views

    A sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 18

    15th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 18 Lectionary 23 September 9 Luke 14:25-33 "The Rabbit" "Now great multitudes accompanied him; and he turned and said to them, "If any one comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, ...read more

  • Half Time Discipleship?

    Contributed by Carl Benge on Sep 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,594 views

    Explains how Discipleship is not a hobby or 1/2 time committment.

    Reverend John Thomas the president of the United Church of Christ told of his 2002 experience in China in a sermon he gave in September 2004. “I met many pastors and church leaders who had suffered terribly during the years of the Cultural Revolution under Chairman Mao and his fanatical ...read more

  • Paying The Cost To Not Be The Boss

    Contributed by Austin Mansfield on Sep 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,125 views

    Jesus demonstrates for us that there is a difference between salvation and discipleship.

    Other Scripture used: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Philemon 1-20 Psalm 1 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. (Psalm 19:14) I. Intro God’s ...read more

  • No Christians Allowed Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Oct 16, 2007
     | 2,189 views

    247 millions call themselves Christians yet Jesus calls us to be disciples. what is a disciple and what are the cost and sacrifices to be a disciple? (Taken from a series by Pastor Craig Groeschel of LifeChurch.tv)

    Hello COTR- talk about being a Christian. Today’s message called- No Christians Allowed. What do I mean by that? Let me ask a question ... When you hear the word dog- what think about? What about when you hear the word cat? What do you think when you hear the word Christian? Republican, ...read more

  • Hating Your Family For Jesus' Sake?! (A Sermon On Luke 14:25-33)

    Contributed by David Smith on Oct 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,324 views

    How can we hate our parents, partners and children? It has to be the most offensive exhortation Jesus ever gave - telling us that we have to hate the ones we love th most.

    As soon as I noticed that our Gospel reading today was the one that begins by telling us that we’ve got to ’hate our mothers and fathers’, I decided then and there to give my sermon today on Paul’s Letter to Philemon! No, as much as I’d like to do that, I feel I have to stick with "hate your ...read more

  • Excuses, Excuses,

    Contributed by Mark Roper on Nov 28, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 8,768 views

    Excuses, excuses, you hear them everyday. Now, the devil he’ll supply them, if from church you stay away. When people come to know the Lord, the devil always loses, So to keep them folks away from church, he offers them excuses!

    Excuses, Excuses Luke 14:15-24 Excuses, excuses, you hear them everyday. Now, the devil he’ll supply them, if from church you stay away. When people come to know the Lord, the devil always loses, So to keep them folks away from church, he offers them excuses! Are excuses keeping ...read more

  • The High Cost Of Discipleship Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 25, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,226 views

    In this message we look at 5 snapshots/pictures of the church. These snapshots help the listener see the NT church as it is intended to be.

    “The High Cost of Discipleship” Luke 14:25-35 I think that one of the most deceptive things we see in our world today are ads that tell us one thing but when we look closer there is a lot they are not telling us. Ads for cars are notorious for this. You’ve seen them. They advertise a car at ...read more