THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP
Jesse M. Hendley
One of the most important questions we can ask is, "Do
you really want to walk with Christ here and in
heaven?" Do you really? I am an evangelist who goes up
and down the land telling people to believe, believe,
believe---which is good. No one knows that better than
I. I live in this Book and I believe there is a time
when we believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and we are
saved. But I do not believe that it is just in the
head. I believe, in fact I know that we must make
Jesus the Lord of our lives, and I do not believe
there is any salvation unless we recognize and receive
the Lordship of the Lord Jesus.
A Life of Confession
In Romans the 10th chapter and verse 9, "If thou shalt
confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt
believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from
the dead, thou shalt be saved." We BELIEVE in the
heart, but we CONFESS Him as Lord. This doesn't mean
just with your lips but it means that your LIFE
confesses what your heart has made Him---the Lord of
Have you ever made Him the Lord of your life? I
question that anyone is saved until He is made Lord of
their life. I don't believe it is just in the head,
but I believe it is in the life. It is with the heart
man believes, not the head. The head is involved, but
if it doesn't reach the heart there is no salvation.
Jesus Christ As Lord
There are multitudes of people who have never said
that with their lips. Then there are multitudes of
people who have said it with their lips and never said
it in their hearts. Jesus as Lord.
Our Lord's Words
Is there in the Bible anything from the lips of Jesus
Himself that makes us understand what we mean by the
Lordship of Jesus Christ? From the 14th chapter of the
Gospel of Luke, I want to share with you about the
COST of making Jesus the Lord of our lives. What will
it cost? It is terribly costly, and ou ...
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