Lesson 6

Lesson Six

Considering The Price

Text: Luke 14:25-35

Before attending the class, read the text and think about/answer the questions.

  1. What is your understanding of Jesus' emphasis to his Jewish audience about hating family members in order to be his disciples? What is the meaning of what he said?

  2. How does "carrying our own cross" relate to being Jesus' disciple?

  3. In that day and in their situation, why would a person want to build a tower?

  4. Before the building of a tower began, what would a wise person do? Why would he do that?

  5. If a wise king declared war on a king with a larger army, what would he do before he began marching toward the battlefield? Why would he do that?

  6. In this text, what is a basic condition of discipleship? What does that mean?

  7. Explain the illustration of the salt.

  8. What should we consider to be the basic lesson of this text?

  9. Personal thought/reflection question: what can you do in your life to grow in "considering the price" this year?

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