5Jesus' Teaching about Discipleship Other TeachingJesus' Teaching about DiscipleshipLuke 9:59 He said to another man, "Follow me." But the man replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father." 60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God."
6Jesus' Teaching about Discipleship Other TeachingJesus' Teaching about DiscipleshipLuke 14:26 If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple. 27 And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.
7Jesus' Teaching about Discipleship Other TeachingJesus' Teaching about DiscipleshipLuke 9:61 Still another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say good-by to my family." 62 Jesus replied, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God."
8Jesus' Teaching about Discipleship Other TeachingJesus' Teaching about DiscipleshipMatt 11:28: Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."
9Jesus' Teaching about Discipleship Other TeachingJesus' Teaching about DiscipleshipLuke 14:28 Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? 29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, 30 saying, "This fellow began to build and was not able to finish." 31 Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king. Will he not first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand? 32 If he is not able, he will send a delegation while the other is still a long way off and will ask for terms of peace. 33 In the same way, any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple.
10QuestionWhat does Jesus teach about discipleship?
11Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer and Faith Other TeachingJesus’ Teaching on Prayer and FaithLuke 11:2 He said to them, "When you pray, say: 'Father, may your name be made holy, may your kingdom come. 3 Give us each day our daily bread. 4 Forgive us our sins, for we ourselves also forgive all who are indebted to us. And lead us not into trial.'"
12Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer and Faith Other TeachingJesus’ Teaching on Prayer and FaithMark 11:20 In the morning, as they went along, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots. 21 Peter remembered and said to Jesus, "Rabbi, look! The fig tree you cursed has withered!" 22 "Have faith in God," Jesus answered. 23 I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him. 24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
13Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer and Faith Other TeachingJesus’ Teaching on Prayer and FaithMatthew 7:7 Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened. 9 Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? 10 Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? 11 If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!
14Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer and Faith Other TeachingJesus’ Teaching on Prayer and FaithLuke 17:5 The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!" 6 He replied, "If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this sycamore tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it will obey you."
15Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer and Faith Other TeachingJesus’ Teaching on Prayer and FaithLuke11:5 Then he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and he goes to him at midnight and says, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, 6 because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have nothing to set before him.' 7 "Then the one inside answers, 'Don't bother me. The door is already locked, and my children are with me in bed. I can't get up and give you anything.' 8 I tell you, though he will not get up and give him the bread because he is his friend, yet because of the man's boldness he will get up and give him as much as he needs.
16Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer and Faith Other TeachingJesus’ Teaching on Prayer and FaithLuke 18:1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 2 He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men. 3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, 'Grant me justice against my adversary.' 4 "For some time he refused. But finally he said to himself, 'Even though I don't fear God or care about men, 5 yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won't eventually wear me out with her coming!'" 6 And the Lord said, "Listen to what the unjust judge says. 7 And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off? 8 I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?"
17QuestionWhat does Jesus teach about prayer and faith?
18Other Teaching Miscellaneous Luke 6:41 Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? 42 How can you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye.
19Other Teaching Miscellaneous Mark 3:33 “Who are my mother and my brothers?" he asked. 34 Then he looked at those seated in a circle around him and said, "Here are my mother and my brothers! 35 Whoever does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."
20Other Teaching Miscellaneous Mark 4:25 Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him."
21Other Teaching Miscellaneous Mark 4:24 Consider carefully what you hear," he continued. "With the measure you use, it will be measured to you—and even more.Luke 7:38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you."Luke 6:39 He also told them this parable: "Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a pit?
22Other Teaching Miscellaneous Luke 6:39 He also told them this parable: "Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a pit?
23Other Teaching Miscellaneous Luke 10:29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?" 30 In reply Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. 31 A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side. 32 So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. 33 But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, took him to an inn and took care of him. 35 The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper. 'Look after him,' he said, 'and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.' 36 "Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?" 37 The expert in the law replied, "The one who had mercy on him." Jesus told him, "Go and do likewise."
24Other Teaching Miscellaneous Matt 6:19 Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
25Other Teaching Miscellaneous Luke 16:13 No servant can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and mammon (wealth).
26Other Teaching Miscellaneous Luke 12:16: And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop. 17 He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.' 18 "Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. 19 And I'll say to myself, "You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry."' 20 "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself?' 21 "This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not rich toward God."
27Other Teaching Miscellaneous Luke 17:7: Suppose one of you had a servant plowing or looking after the sheep. Would he say to the servant when he comes in from the field, "Come along now and sit down to eat"? 8 Would he not rather say, "Prepare my supper, get yourself ready and wait on me while I eat and drink; after that you may eat and drink"? 9 Would he thank the servant because he did what he was told to do? 10 So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, "We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty."
28Other Teaching Miscellaneous Mark 9:33 They came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, "What were you arguing about on the road?" 34 But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest. 35 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, "If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all."
29Other Teaching Miscellaneous Matth18:21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?" 22 Jesus answered, "I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.
30Other Teaching Miscellaneous Mark 11:25 And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.Matthew 6:14 For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
31Other Teaching Miscellaneous 23 For this reason the Kingdom of Heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants. 24 When he had begun to settle them, one who owed him ten thousand talents was brought to him. 25 But since he did not have the means to repay, his lord commanded him to be sold, along with his wife and children and all that he had, and repayment to be made. 26 So the servant fell to the ground and prostrated himself before him, saying, "Have patience with me and I will repay you everything." 27 And the lord of that servant felt compassion and released him and forgave him the debt. 28 But that servant went out and found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii; and he seized him and began to choke him, saying, "Pay back what you owe." 29 So his fellow servant fell to the ground and began to plead with him, saying, "Have patience with me and I will repay you." 30 But he was unwilling and went and threw him in prison until he should pay back what was owed. 31 So when his fellow servants saw what had happened, they were deeply grieved and came and reported to their lord all that had happened. 32 Then summoning him, his lord said to him, "You wicked servant, I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded with me. 33 Should you not also have had mercy on your fellow servant, in the same way that I had mercy on you?" 34 And his lord, moved with anger, handed him over to the torturers until he should repay all that was owed him. 35 My heavenly Father will also do the same to you, if each of you does not forgive his brother from your heart.