Count the Cost
I. Expect misperceptions about Jesus. (Mark 6:14-16; 1 Corinthians 14:33)
II. Expect persecution for confronting sin and the culture. (Mark 6:17-20; Matthew 5:11-12)
III. Expect to pay the price (count the cost) as followers of Jesus. (Mark 6:21-29; Luke 14:26-33)
For further study and application:
What does Luke 14:26-33 tell us about the cost of following Jesus?
Have you counted the cost?