Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the festival. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.” Philip went to tell Andrew; Andrew and Philip in turn told Jesus.
Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. Anyone who loves their life will lose it, while anyone who hates their life in this world will keep it for eternal life.Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.
What does it mean to follow Christ? It's about counting the cost and seeing Jesus as your ultimate treasure, the pearl of great price, so that like Paul says, you see everything as a "loss" compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ…
Join us this weekend at MPPC to learn more about the Cost of Discipleship: