Matthew 8:18-22, The Test of Discipleship

July 26, 2015






We continue in our verse by verse Bible study in the Gospel of Matthew on Sunday Mornings with Pastor Gino Geraci at Calvary South Denver in Littleton CO. This week we look at Matthew 8:18-22 in a sermon called “The Test of Discipleship.”

  • The Test Of Relocation (v.18)
  • The Test Of Riches (vv.19-20)
  • The Test Of Relationships (vv.21-22)

What are the marks of true discipleship?

A Disciple continues in the Word of God (John 8:31)
A Disciple manifests the love of Christ (John 13:34-35)
A Disciple is fruitful in his or her walk with Christ (John 15:8)
A Disciple is single-minded in service for Christ (Matthew 6:24)
A Disciple has no rivals for his or her devotion to Christ (Luke 14:26)
A Disciple will follow Christ through good and bad times (Luke 14:27)
A Disciple does not love the things of this world (Luke 14:33)

Bible References

  • Matthew 8:18 - 22