Three ds of discipleship 3 4-12 sermonPresentation Transcript
Luke 14:26-35Tallapoosa church of ChristSunday MorningMarch 4, 2012
Three D’s of DiscipleshipDisciple – (mathētēs) a learner or a pupil (Thayer).According to Vine‘s it is one who follows someone‗steaching. ―A ‗disciple‘ was not only a pupil, but an adherent;hence they are spoken of as imitators of their teacher.‖
Three D’s of DiscipleshipJohn 8:31 NKJV Then Jesus said to those Jews who believedHim, "If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed.John 15:8 NKJV By this My Father is glorified, that youbear much fruit; so you will be My disciples.Acts 11:26 NKJV And when he had found him, he broughthim to Antioch. So it was that for a whole year theyassembled with the church and taught a great many people.And the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.
A Disciple Follows the Teaching of Jesus
DedicationLuke 14:26-27 NKJV "If anyone comes to Me and doesnot hate his father and mother, wife and children,brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, hecannot be My disciple. (27) And whoever does not bearhis cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.
Dedication edication: (Websters 1828)1.) To set apart and consecrate to a divine Being, or to asacred purpose;2.) To appropriate solemnly to any person or purpose; togive wholly or chiefly to. The ministers of the gospeldedicate themselves, their time and their studies, to theservice of Christ. A soldier dedicates himself to theprofession of arms.
Dedication1 Corinthians 6:9-11 NKJV (9) Do you not know that theunrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do notbe deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, noradulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, (10) northieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, norextortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. (11) Andsuch were some of you. But you were washed, but youwere sanctified, but you were justified in the name ofthe Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.
Dedication – A Price to Pay1 Peter 2:21 NKJV For to this you were called, becauseChrist also suffered for us, leaving us an example, thatyou should follow His steps:Matthew 19:21-22 NKJV Jesus said to him, "If you wantto be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to thepoor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, followMe." (22) But when the young man heard that saying, hewent away sorrowful, for he had great possessions.
To instruct or educate; to inform the mind; to prepare byinstructing in correct principles and habits; as, to disciplineyouth for a profession, or for future usefulness.(Webster‘s 1828)
Luke 14:28-31 For which of you, intending to build atower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether hehas enough to finish it— (29) lest, after he has laid thefoundation, and is not able to finish, all who see it begin tomock him, (30) saying, This man began to build and was notable to finish.‗ (31) Or what king, going to make war againstanother king, does not sit down first and consider whether heis able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against himwith twenty thousand?
Ephesians 6:4 ESV Fathers, do not provoke your children toanger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction ofthe Lord.
2 Timothy 2:15 NKJV Be diligent to present yourselfapproved to God, a worker who does not need to beashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.2 Timothy 3:16 NKJV All Scripture is given by inspiration ofGod, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, forcorrection, for instruction in righteousness,
Luke 14:33-35 NKJV So likewise, whoever of you doesnot forsake all that he has cannot be My disciple. (34)"Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its flavor, how shallit be seasoned? (35) It is neither fit for the land norfor the dunghill, but men throw it out. He who has earsto hear, let him hear!‖
2 Cor. 8:1-5 (1) Moreover, brethren, we make known to youthe grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia:(2) that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of theirjoy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of theirliberality. (3) For I bear witness that according to theirability, yes, and beyond their ability, they were freely willing,(4) imploring us with much urgency that we would receive thegift and the fellowship of the ministering to the saints. (5)And not only as we had hoped, but they first gave themselvesto the Lord, and then to us by the will of God.
The Three D’s ofDiscipleship1. Dedication2. Discipline3. Donation
Romans 6:16-18 NKJV Do you not know that to whom youpresent yourselves slaves to obey, you are that ones slaveswhom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or ofobedience leading to righteousness? (17) But God bethanked that though you were slaves of sin, yet you obeyedfrom the heart that form of doctrine to which you weredelivered. (18) And having been set free from sin, youbecame slaves of righteousness.