Sermon- Sept. 8, 2013- Counting the cost of being a disciple

On September 8 I preached on Luke 14:25-33.  The primary topic is about Jesus calling people to be his disciples, but informing them that it is a very costly path.  He challenges us to recognize that he must be our highest priority and that we may well lose things in this life by committing ourselves to following him.  What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus?


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    David Zelenka

    November 11, 2013 at 9:17pm

    I’ve been re-reading the “Count the Cost” parables from Luke 14 and I’ve have found that I don’t have what it takes to build the tower. Do any of us? Did the apostles? The cost is too high. That is why we depend on Jesus. The King’s War Plans parable answers the question of what to do when you know your army isn’t strong enough. We are called to send a delegation to the King while is still far off and ask him for his terms of peace. His terms of peace are to be repentant sinners:
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