The greatest challenge facing anyone who desires to be a disciple of Jesus Christ is the temptation to quit. Being a disciple is harder than we can ever imagine. There are people and philosophies that tug at us from every direction. What is a person to do if they desire to be a disciple?
Is it enough to be a believer in Jesus? What about being a follower of Jesus? What if there’s more to the equation than being a believer, or a follower…
Following Jesus Christ requires a daily choice, courage to face the cost, and consistency to make following Jesus Christ a reality every day; however, what does a follower do?
Following someone, at least in the sense of following Jesus, means far more than moving from Point A to Point B.
How do we know if we truly are a believer in Jesus Christ? It’s all about love, and how we act in response to that love.
So, does it matter if you call yourself a believer, a follower, or a disciple of Jesus? These terms are used all of the time to describe Christians, but are they truly interchangeable? This week we begin our series titled Believer, Follower, or Disciple?