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Exploring My Strange Bible Podcast
Exploring My Strange Bible Podcast
New Testament Themes • Episode 2
The Cost of Following Jesus
43m • September 4, 2017

This is episode two of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope Church, we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and theological themes of the New Testament.

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This teaching explores Jesus' call to a radical way of life in following him. It's based on Luke Chapter 14, which includes some very challenging sayings of Jesus about counting the cost of following him. We will consider the balance between Jesus’s generous grace as he invites everyone into his community, as well as his stiff challenge about the great cost and sacrifice that is going to be required.

Many of us have a difficult time balancing Jesus' generosity with his intense call to follow . How do they go together? We explore that in this episode…

New Testament Themes Part 1  –  50m
God's Kingdom Has Arrived
New Testament Themes Part 2  –  43m
The Cost of Following Jesus
New Testament Themes Part 3  –  50m
Protecting the Witness
New Testament Themes Part 4  –  55m
A Generous Gospel
New Testament Themes Part 5  –  52m
A Community of Good News
New Testament Themes Part 6  –  51m
A Renewed Heavens and Earth
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