Deuteronomy 6:1-9;  Luke 14:25-35

Key Verse: Deuteronomy 6:5 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.”

Big Idea:  Being a disciple of Jesus is not a decision to be taken lightly.  Instead, we need to count the costs of following Jesus and living up to the expectations he has for his disciples.  It is only by God’s grace that we can hope to do this.