Lesson 4 Total Commitment

Pastor: Harry M. Krolus


I. Getting Started

A. How many of you are ready, willing and able to participate in the mission of the church, kingdom building?

B. How many of you would like to participate, but can’t because of health reasons, a physical       disability, or you are taking care of someone else?

C. How many of you would rather not participate and just leave it to others?

II. Read Luke 9:23-27

A. What does it mean to be a Christian?

B. Is it possible to be a nominal Christian?

C. What does it mean to deny yourself? See Philippians 3:7-10.

D. What does it mean to take up your cross? See 2 Corinthians 5:18-20

E. What does it mean to follow Jesus?

1. John 8:31

2. John 13:35

3. John 15:8

C. How would things in the Church might change if these words were taken more seriously?

D. How might we take these words more seriously?

III. What light do the following passages shed on this discussion?

A. 1 Corinthians 12:4-11

B. Romans 12:1-2

IV.    Things to think about

A. What is cheap grace?

B. Why do you suppose Jesus said this?

C. What is this passage saying to us personally?


D. Is living the life of discipleship easy or difficult?


  September 2021  
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