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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

  • Who Do You Love? Series

    Contributed by Kevin Blader on Aug 24, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,687 views

    A sermon on commitment

    Who do you love? A sermon on Luke 14:25-33 The Super Bowl Ticket ‘A while back a man obtained a ticket to the Super Bowl. And as he sat down in his seat, he was surprised to see an empty seat next to his, at the Super Bowl. He commented on it to the woman sitting on the other ...read more

  • Are You Discipling Others? Series

    Contributed by Noal Atkinson on Jul 8, 2010
     | 6,845 views

    This sermon aims to move people from being consumers to people who disciple others. It emphasises that it is not the pastor's job to mature Christians but it is the role of the Christian to do this. It encourages personal prayer, bible reading and sharing

    Discipleship part 2 INTRODUCTION To open I would like to start with a true story that happened here at our church. A mother at our playgroup called ‘Jane’ wanted to know more about God, so I started a bible study after the play group. After a few weeks she said it was great but ...read more

  • Jesus Isn't Looking For Groupies

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Sep 7, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,821 views

    Jesus is not interested in gathering a bunch of hangers-on... his desire is that those who follow him be totally devoted to him and willing to reconfigure their family values, self-interests and their hold on stuff.

    Title: Jesus Isn’t Looking for Groupies Text: Luke 14:25-33 Thesis: When we decide to be a follower of Christ we must reconfigure our family values, our need to look out for #1 and our hold on stuff. Introduction CBS News reported that an estimated 87,000 people attended Glen ...read more

  • Carrying The Cross Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Sep 8, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,154 views

    Jesus calls his followers to deny themselves and carry the cross. What does this look like? What does it mean to deny ourselves in a culture and society based on consumerism?

    Luke 14:25-33 “Carrying the Cross” INTRODUCTION Have you noticed that we appear to be buried under an avalanche of forms? When Faye had her shoulder surgery done this spring she sign enough forms to have killed two or perhaps three large trees. The paper work involved in ...read more

  • Faithfulness Above All

    Contributed by Richard Futrell on Oct 7, 2010
     | 2,312 views

    Jesus says, “If anyone comes to me and doesn’t hate his father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters--and yes, even his own life--he cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:26).

    Intro In the Gospel reading for today, we possibly find Jesus at the height of His success, as we measure it. Never had He enjoyed such large crowds. People flocked to Him--and the numbers just grew larger and larger as He got closer to Jerusalem. Yet, Jesus has to ruin it by preaching a bunch ...read more

  • The Kind Of Church Jesus Had In Mind Part 5 Series

    Contributed by Greg Carr on Oct 10, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,863 views

    Part five in this series deals with the importance of discipleship. Learning equals discipleship.

    Last week we looked at one of the four qualities of the kind of church that Jesus had in mind. The four qualities are seen in the acronym WELL A Worshipping church. An Evangelizing church. A Learning church. A Loving church. Last week we looked at Evangelism which is simply the practice ...read more

  • The Construction Series

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Aug 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,738 views

    Today we finish our series on building our spiritual house and my hope is that next week we can celebrate our journey through this church year and go forward with a new commitment to living as true disciples of Jesus. Today we talk about the hardest part,

    Today we finish our series on building our spiritual house and my hope is that next week we can celebrate our journey through this church year and go forward with a new commitment to living as true disciples of Jesus. Today we talk about the hardest part, the actual work and perseverance of ...read more

  • It's Not Always Easy!

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Nov 6, 2000
    based on 194 ratings
     | 6,845 views

    A sermon that looks at the hard side of discipleship by focusing on four character traits that a real disciple develops.

    It's Not Always Easy! The Tough Side of Discipleship Luke 14:25-35 We all know about how messed up things are in our world. But do we know that they aren’t much better in the church. In the article "The American Witness" in the Nov/Dec 1997 issue of The Barna Report, George Barna examined ...read more

  • Excellence #4 - Commitment Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Nov 8, 2000
    based on 125 ratings
     | 3,810 views

    Excellence requries commitment

    Commitment To Excellence - Part 4 Commitment Luke 14:25-35 I. C - Challenge of commitment ·(Josh 24:15) And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; … but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. And the people answered and said, God forbid ...read more

  • The Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by Nicky Evans on Jul 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,363 views

    While salvation is a free gift, there is a cost in following Jesus.

    For over a year now we've been studying the Scriptures and looking at the 'basics' of Christianity. We went through 1 John asking the question 'Is It Real' and measuring ourselves up against the tests found throughout that book designed for the purpose of judging whether or not our faith in Christ ...read more

  • What Is A Real Disciple?

    Contributed by Darrell Vaughn on Dec 11, 2010
    based on 85 ratings
     | 12,074 views

    There is a difference between a believer and a disciple. There is no such thing as an instant disciple; like the word, it takes discipline.

    “Father, I am your servant, willing and desiring to be used to bless your people.” The Fields are white and the laborers are few! 2. C.H. Spurgeon said, “If God does not save a man by truth he certainly will not save them by lies, and if the old ...read more

  • What Being A Disciple Really Means (Luke, Part 7) Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Mar 6, 2022
     | 311 views

    If you let God lead, He will take you on a wonderful journey ... but, if you don’t start somewhere, how can you ever make an impact? Jesus challenged those following Him to be fully committed ... so are we?

    What being a disciple REALLY means (Luke, Part 7) Luke 14:25-35 Introduction / Recap - The study of Luke is an interesting one for believers to explore -- We see Luke’s interest in humanity (it’s genuine, rem: career as a physician) -- We also get to experience how Jesus interacts with ...read more

  • Priority Of Discipleship Series

    Contributed by Wayne Mock on Feb 4, 2011
     | 4,375 views

    Following Christ is not always easy, however it must always be the highest priority.

    There are those who want to avoid all that is difficult. Some look for the easiest way. Some seek that which will bring less challenge or less hardship. The US Marine Corps takes pride in having a far different attitude. On the US Marine Corps website are these words under eligibility, “Our ...read more

  • Discipleship Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Feb 26, 2011
     | 3,412 views

    This series focuses on becoming a true disciple. Part one focuses on our need to understand the costs involved in becoming a disciple.

    Discipleship Part 1: Pupil and Followers Scriptures: Matthew 18:3; Luke 14:25-33 Introduction: This morning I will start a series I’ve titled “Discipleship.” In our adult bible study class, we have been discussing our simple church process. A large part of our ...read more