The Nature of Discipleship: Come and Die that You Might Live

Those who would follow Christ must deny themselves, take up their cross and follow Him. In part 2 of Biblical Discipleship, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Luke 9:23-27.

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Study Notes

Come and Die… That You Might Live

Some Context First…

A Disciple of Jesus Must

  • Deny self
  • Die daily
  • Follow Jesus

Warnings and Promises

  • The one who saves his life will lose his life.
  • The one who loses his life for Jesus will save his life.
  • You can gain the whole world but lose yourself.
  • Those who reject Jesus will be rejected by Jesus.
  • Disciples of Jesus will see Jesus in His kingdom splendor.

Applying the Text

  • Have you accepted the offer you shouldn’t refuse?
  • Are you relying on the Spirit’s power to deny, die and follow Jesus daily?
  • Are you rejoicing in your eternal life in Jesus?