Counting the Cost
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Counting the Cost

From Series: The Gospel According to Luke, Volume 7

Luke 14:25  (ID: 2219)

The goal of Jesus’ teaching was not to draw large crowds. In fact, His words often drove people away. In Luke 14, Jesus expressed the cost of following Him, using a series of provocative statements to explain why so few were willing to be His disciples. Alistair Begg warns that unless we are loyal to Jesus above all else, are prepared for a life of self-denial, and belong totally to Him, then we cannot count ourselves among His followers.

The Cost of Discipleship

25Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them,

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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.