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Can You Be Christ’s Disciple?

In Scripture on February 13, 2012 by The Spillover

Luke 14:33:

“Any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.” (ESV)

“Any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple.” (NIV)

“You cannot become my disciple without giving up everything you own.” (NLT)

“None of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions.” (NASB)

“Whoever of you does not forsake all that he has cannot be My disciple.” (NKJV)

“Whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.” (KJV)

“Simply put, if you’re not willing to take what is dearest to you, whether plans or people, and kiss it good-bye, you can’t be my disciple.” (The Message, paraphrase)

Jesus is speaking to us, by name.

“Adam Ford cannot be my disciple without giving up everything he owns.”

“If Dave Riddle does not forsake all that he has, he cannot be my disciple.”

“Vinnie Bosscher cannot be my disciple if he does not give up all his own possessions.”

“[Insert your name here], you cannot become my disciple without giving up everything you own.”

One Response to “Can You Be Christ’s Disciple?”

  1. This has been eating me up.

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