Philemon: Ethical Excellence – September 18, 2022

Philemon 1:8-14

Pastor Tim Nguyen

For Christians, one of the most important things that we can do is to teach, invest and develop the growth of other Christians. That is how deep friendships are made. How community is grown. How the goodness of Jesus is spread. How we can save others. This is called the process of discipleship. And we know it’s one of the most important things because this is the process Jesus used to grow his ministry. And it’s been booming since 2000 years ago.

But like all valuable things, discipleship is costly. It requires us to give up things for the sake of another person’s growth.

Today, we’re addressing the question; What is the cost of discipleship? The cost of discipleship is:

1. Immediate results

2. Immediate resources