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Count The Cost

2017-04-29

Luke 9:57-62 And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
9:58
And Yahshua said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
9:59
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Master, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
9:60
Yahshua said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of Yahweh.
9:61
And another also said, Master, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
9:62
And Yahshua said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of Yahweh.

  • Three men: Two declared they would follow Him and the Third Yahshua summand.
  • A lot of men that say they have the call, try to get as many in their assembly as they can.
  • $500 suits
  • Fancy car
  • Big bank account.
  • That is not what Yahshua described.

Luke 9:57-58 And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
9:58
And Yahshua said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

  • Yahshua is telling Him it won’t be easy.
  • Yahshua didn’t have a jet.
  • Didn’t stay in the best Hotels.
  • Sounds like an evangelist.
  • Preach the truth of Yahweh’s salvation and the demands of following Yahshua.
  • I don’t just want a crowd.
  • I want to see people come in the hundreds.
  • I want people to truly turn their lives over to Yahshua.

Luke. 9:59-60 And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Master, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
9:60
Yahshua said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of Yahweh.

  • Yahshua called this Man.
  • Hebrew burial.
  • He could have been asking for a years delay.

Luke. 9:61 And another also said, Master, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
9:62
And Yahshua said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of Yahweh.

  • The true follower of Yahshua has no earthly distractions.
  • Doesn’t seem like a unreasonable request.
  • But Yahshua spells it out.
  • Put your hand to the plow and then turn back. You are not worthy for the kingdom of Yahweh.(that is a hard saying)
  • Yahshua is saying don’t look back.
  • Peter, James and John dropped their net to follow Yahshua.
  • Business was up.
  • Yahshua just helped them catch a full net of fish.
  • Some have looked back.
  • Lots wife and Judas.
  • They were not worthy of the kingdom.
  • If you are going to follow Yahshua.There must not be any going back.
  • First man Yahshua said count the cost.
  • Second Man: He said, 'Leave it behind.'
  • He said to the third man don’t look back.
  • What is the cost of not following Him.
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