In talking about discipleship lately we’ve been focusing on the importance of living our lives in Jesus’ presence so that we can learn to be like Him. It has, at sometime, been true of all of us that while claiming the benefits of the cross we have been unwilling to obey Christ’s teachings concerning forgiving people who have hurt us, giving to the poor, being faithful in prayer, going to the “other side” to tell others of all that God has done for us or whatever. But is that ever really an option?
There is one simple question for this week’s sermon as we dig deeper into the background of discipleship, “ If you are willing to trust Jesus for a future life in heaven, are you willing to obey everything that He says about your current life on earth?”
Seeking to follow the faithful guide,