Jul 30, 2012
What a Disciple Looks Like - Part I
Matthew 4:18-22; Luke 9:57-62
Three Truths About a Disciple . . .
1. A disciple is one who responds to the call of Christ on his/her life.
· Initiated by God’s grace.
He calls, I respond.
“Discipleship is not an offer that man makes to Christ.” (Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship)
2. A disciple is one who, after counting the cost, sees Jesus as worth it. (Luke 9:57-62)
· Being a disciple of Christ is costly.
“When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.” (Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship)
3. A disciple is one who seeks a constant relational pursuit of knowing Jesus more.