Abnormally Normal. PBC Sermon Series. SERIOUS DISCIPLESHIP. In my Father’s house are many rooms; I go to prepare a place for you Neither do I condemn you I am the way, the truth and the life Come to me all you who are burdened and weighed down and I will give you rest.
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JESUS TOLD US WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A down his life for his friendsDISCIPLE:
John 8:31 - OBEDIENCE
31To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.
John 13:35 down his life for his friends - LOVE
35By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
John 15:8 down his life for his friends – EVIDENCE OF FRUIT
8This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.
D down his life for his friendsisciples are OBEDIENT and LOVING people, demonstrating the FRUIT of lives transformed by Jesus himself
Luke 14:26 come follow me
26“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple.
Luke 14:27 come follow me
27And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.
23Then he said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.
Luke 21:12–16 come follow me
“They will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name. … 16You will be betrayed even by parents, brothers, relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death.
Luke 14:28–32 come follow me
28“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? 29For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, 30saying, ‘This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.’
Luke 14:31-32 come follow me
31“Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king. Will he not first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand? 32If he is not able, he will send a delegation while the other is still a long way off and will ask for terms of peace.
Luke 14:33 come follow me
33In the same way, any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple.
We rest on Thee, our Shield and our Defender! come follow meWe go not forth alone against the foe;Strong in Thy strength, safe in Thy keeping tender,
We rest on Thee, and in Thy Name we go.
Yes, in Thy Name, O Captain of salvation!In Thy dear Name, all other names above;Jesus our Righteousness, our sure Foundation,Our Prince of glory and our King of love.
We go in faith, our own great weakness feeling, come follow meAnd needing more each day Thy grace to know:Yet from our hearts a song of triumph pealing, “We rest on Thee, and in Thy Name we go.”
We rest on Thee, our Shield and our Defender!Thine is the battle, Thine shall be the praise;When passing through the gates of pearly splendor,Victors, we rest with Thee, through endless days.