He Set His Face - A Strong Word to Would-Be Followers
Dave Riddle - 03/24/19
Key Passage: Luke 14:25-34
Luke 9:51 - When the days were coming to a close for Him to be taken up, He set His face resolutely towards Jerusalem.
Resolute: purposefully unwavering or determined.
5 Examples to Illustrate 5 Marks of a Follower
Family: Love Jesus Supremely
Jesus uses hyperbole to show that nothing should rival the love we have for God.
If Jesus is the absolute priority of your life everything else will fall into place.
A Cross: Live to Die
I no longer live but Christ lives in me
Our old self has to die.
A Building: All in, to the very end
From your entire life, for your entire life.
In every facet of life.
A War: Surrender to the more powerful king
It’s not about winning, it’s about surrendering.
How much confidence do you have in your own resources?
John 14:27 - Peace eirēnē (Greek: εἰρήνη) - a state of rest, denoting the absence or end of strife. It refers to a state of untroubled, I disturbed well-being. Peace; a state of natural tranquility.
Salt: Reality matches identity
Are we marked by our decision to follow Jesus?