You have found life in Christ as His disciple. Dig a deep foundation.

You have found life in Christ as His disciple. Dig a deep foundation.

“So likewise, whoever of you does not forsake [apotasso] all that he has cannot be My disciple [mathetes].” (Lk 14:34)

“He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for My sake will find it.” (Matt 10:39)

“He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock.” (Lk 6:48)

“And whoever does not bear [bastazo] his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.” (Lk 14:27)

“And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.” (Matt 10:38)

“For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.” (1Cor 15:19)

“No one, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.” (Lk 9:62)

“If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple.” (Lk 14:26)

“Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock” (Matt 7:24)

“I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called” (Eph 4:1)

“to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him” (Col 1:9,10)

“Only let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ” (Phil 1:27)

“that you would walk worthy of God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.” (1Thes 2:12)

“Therefore we make it our aim, whether present or absent, to be well pleasing to Him.” (2Cor 5:9)

“make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ” (Heb 13:21)

“finding out what is acceptable [euarestos] to the Lord.” (Eph 5:10)

“For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men.” (Rom 14:18)

Reading 21-23; Lk 14