What Does Following Jesus Cost?

What Does Following Jesus Cost?

And they forsook all and followed Him [Luke 5:11]. There is a cost to discipleship that few people acknowledge or understand. Those who follow Jesus tend to focus on the associated rewards. Those include earthly blessings, personal integrity, closer walk with God,...
The Judgment Seat of Christ – Rewards or Rebukes

The Judgment Seat of Christ – Rewards or Rebukes

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad. [2 Corinthians 5:10] Life has a 100% mortality rate. Yes, that’s a morbid yet sobering thought – one...
The Wisdom of Life’s If’s & Then’s

The Wisdom of Life’s If’s & Then’s

For whoever finds me (wisdom) finds life and obtains favor from the Lord. (Proverbs 8:35, ESV, parenthesis added) Life is all about choices – then living with the rewards or consequences of those choices. The law of sowing and reaping will always be true. It’s...