Presentation on theme: "GIVE IT A TRY versus COMMITMENT “Try it, you’ll like it. Tried it, thought I was going to die!” (Alka Seltzer commercial, 1971) Luke 9:57-62 Luke 9:57-62."— Presentation transcript:
GIVE IT A TRY versus COMMITMENT “Try it, you’ll like it. Tried it, thought I was going to die!” (Alka Seltzer commercial, 1971) Luke 9:57-62 Luke 9:57-62 Exacting Discipleship. Commitment “Giving It A Try” Who Would Enter Into Marriage With A Mind Set Of “Giving It A Try”? 1Timothy 6:12-14 1Timothy 6:12-14
ESCAPE…. “Give It A Try” Leaves “Wiggle Room” ESCAPE…. “Give it a try” Luke 9:62 With a mind set of “Give it a try”, it is easy to turn back when things get difficult Conditions & What If To Level Of Commitment Conditions & What If To Level Of Commitment “Dry Run” Trial Relationship: “Dry Run” Exodus 3:13, 4:1, 10-11 ”Give It A Try” 2Timothy 1:6-9 Not A Spirit Of Timidity/”Give It A Try”
COMMITMENT ACCEPTS, THIS IS IT Luke 13:24 Strive To Enter In Luke 13:24 Strive To Enter In Commitment Demands Moving Beyond Extenuating Circumstances That May Hinder 1Samuel 17:32-37 1Samuel 17:32-37 Results Usually In Proportion To Level Of Commitment GIANT LEAP A Chasm Can’t Be Crossed By Several Small Jumps: It Demands One GIANT LEAP
“…but they first gave themselves to the Lord and to us by the will of God.” (2Corinthians 8:5) “Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right” (1Peter 4:19) HOW COMMITTED ARE YOU? “I Have Decided To Follow Jesus, No Turning Back…”
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