Andrew Wommack 23rd July 2022 Devotional | The Cost Of Discipleship

Andrew Wommack 23rd July 2022 Devotional | The Cost Of Discipleship

Andrew Wommack 23rd July 2022 Devotional | The Cost Of Discipleship

Read and Meditate on Andrew Wommack Daily Devotional for Saturday 23 July 2022. May the Lord bless you as you study today!

Andrew Wommack 23rd July 2022 Saturday Devotional

Topic: The Cost Of Discipleship

Scripture: Luke 14:28 ‘For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?’

BIBLE READING: LUKE 14:25-35

The parable of the man building a tower is a continuation of the teaching regarding what it takes to be a disciple of Jesus. This parable stresses commitment. ‘Jailhouse religion,’ where a person is only sorry he got caught and is trying to get out of a bad situation, will not produce true discipleship. It takes a forsaking of all to be Jesus’ disciple. Jesus is simply saying, ‘count the cost.’

Jesus’ teaching on discipleship emphasizes commitment. Just as a king wouldn’t engage in war without thoroughly considering all the possible outcomes, so no one should attempt to become a disciple of Jesus without counting the cost. It would be better not to start following Jesus than to start and then turn back.

When a person first comes to Jesus, it is impossible to know everything that following Jesus might entail. No one, however, should be fearful of making a total commitment because of some imagined problem that may never come to pass. There should be a willingness to forsake everything to follow Jesus.

Once we make that decision, then Christ begins to live through us (Gal. 2:20) and we find a strength that is not our own, equal to whatever test we may encounter.

Andrew Wommack 23rd July 2022 Devotional | The Cost Of Discipleship