DISCIPLES FOR THE WRONG REASONS - BOOK OF mATTHEW - Lesson #24
Date of Sermon: June 24, 2018
Summary: Being a real disciple will cost you!
Key Verse: “And Jesus said to him, ‘Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.’” Matthew 8:22
Bible Reading: 18 Now when Jesus saw a crowd around him, he gave orders to go over to the other side. 19 And a scribe came up and said to him, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go." 20 And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head." 21 Another of the disciples said to him, "Lord, let me first go and bury my father." 22 And Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."
I. Following Jesus to Get Rich (18-20)
A. Jesus makes his disciples a priority (18)
B. What is your motive for following Jesus (19)
C. A true disciple counts the cost (20)
II. Following Jesus When Convenient (21-22)
A. Already a disciple (21)
B. Taking a break from being a disciple (21)
C. A true disciple is committed (22)