Is Your Pastor A Disciple?: Jesus’ Shocking Statement

I WOULD CERTAINLY HOPE SO! (MINE IS) AAS THE SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP OF A CHURCH GOES—SO GOES THE CHURCH!

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Is Your Pastor A Disciple?: Jesus’ Shocking Statement

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When Jesus ascended into Heaven, he gave his disciples a great commission: to go and make disciples of all nations— baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to do everything that Jesus commanded.

The question that we have to ask ourselves as Christians is: Can I really make disciples before I become one?

In Luke 14:33, Jesus makes a shocking statement, one which not very many of your pastors can say that they are in obedience to. He says,

“In the same way, any of you who does not give up
everything he has cannot be my disciple.” Luke 14:33 (NIV)

In the NET version, it says,

“Any of you who does not renounce all of his possessions
cannot be my disciple.”…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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