When Jesus ascended into heaven, He gave us His final command, to proclaim His Gospel to all nations. But what does that look like and how do we accomplish such a challenging task? In this final chapter in the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus maps out for us how we are to proclaim His Message.
24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. 25 For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it. 26 What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet … Continue reading Called to Discipleship
18 When Jesus saw the crowd around him, he gave orders to cross to the other side of the lake. 19 Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” 20 Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place … Continue reading The Cost of Discipleship
Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. John 8:31-32 (King James Version) When Jesus came to earth as a man, His purpose was to die on the … Continue reading What is My God-Given Purpose?
In John 17:6, in His prayer to God, Jesus prays over His disciples. In this portion of the prayer Christ reveals that no man can come to Him unless they belonged to God the Father first. Those who belonged to the Father will hear His call to come and be with His Son. The purpose … Continue reading The Cost of Discipleship