Vision Series 2017: Disciple

Matthew 16v24-26, 8v18-22

Matt Deisen | September 24, 2017 | Duration: 42 minutes

As Jesus embarks on his earth shaping ministry, he brings with him 12 apprentices, or 12 “disciples” who are to learn from him and ultimately carry on his work in the world. But then Jesus introduces a concept into the center of their discipleship which would have been shocking and difficult to grasp, “deny yourself” Jesus says, “pick up your cross, and follow me.” But what did Jesus mean by these words and what does it look to follow in Jesus in the post-modern West?