Count the Cost

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“Count the cost… Those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.” ~Luke 14:28, 33

“(But) if you continue in my word, then you are truly my disciples. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” ~John 8:31-32

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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6 Responses to Count the Cost

  1. sitting bull says:

    My grandmother who had a simple mind always used to say that one can not serve two lords and that a burial gown has no pockets.
    She intuitively knew that worldly attachments and therewith preferences do distract from the uncompromising path towards god.

    Knowing that you, Mitch, and me have different pictures of god, I still think that in the end it comes down to the same.
    (Currently I am braining a lot to bring all our religious views together, because I’d love to see all who genuine strive to be united. The difficulty is to bring the focus to the essence of the teachings, rather than their methods or icons).

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  2. I think God is using Satan. He thinks he is winning, but he is just being used, just like God used the Assyrians to punish Israel, then punished the Assyrians for being bad. Then he used the Babylonians to punish Israel, then punished the Babylonians for being bad. I think God is using Satan to strengthen our spiritual muscles. We cannot have victory in Jesus unless we have something to be victorious over. We cannot be more than conquerors unless we have something to conquer. The harder Satan tries, the stronger the Christian becomes!

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  3. Very interesting quote. I love your bible quotes. Happy Sunday to you! 💜

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  4. numrhood says:

    luke 39:53, 08 thou shall fall unto the mountains of israel
    john 33:56-07 call unto thee thou shall answer thee

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