The cost of discipleship is high, but the reward is far greater. In part 17 of The King’s Second Year of Earthly Ministry, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Matthew 9:35 – 11:1, 14:1-12, Mark 6:6b-29, and Luke 9:1-9.

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Study Notes

When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.

Context for Our Text

Understanding the Text

  • A Plentiful Harvest
  • The Commissioning of the Twelve
  • The Names of the Twelve
  • Instructions for the Twelve
  • The Cost of Discipleship
  • The Rewards of Discipleship
  • The Troubled Confusion of Herod
  • The Martyrdom of John the Baptist

The Cost of Discipleship…

The Reward of Discipleship…

Applying the Text

  • Are you a disciple of Jesus?
  • Are you willing to pay the cost of discipleship?
  • Do you value the reward of discipleship above anything in this world?