THE WORD: Following Christ means counting the cost and paying the price

Cover picture for the articleIn Luke 14, Christ teaches several lessons to his followers, which included the famous reference to “counting the cost” of following Christ. Jesus compares following him to building a tower. He rhetorically asks whether one would make sure he had enough resources to complete a tower before beginning construction. Here Jesus...

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Luke 6:46

AMEN AND AMEN! For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village. And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God. And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house. And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.Luke 9:56‭-‬62


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