“Build to Finish”
Jesus illustrates a lot of his principles with stories and metaphors. Jesus compares our faith and trust in Him to building a tower. The same way architectural design works, so is it with following Jesus. There is a cost to be His disciple, and before you make such a weighty decision you must be prepared. Jesus doesn’t want us for a day, month, or year.
Jesus wants us for an eternity. Jesus wants us to continually lay down ourselves to be His disciple. It will not be easy, but the reward will be worth it when we are reconnected with our Savior again one day.
Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’ Luke 14:27-30
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