Just like you don’t start a building project without finding out how much it will cost, Jesus tells his disciples to count the cost of following him.
When a stone mason begins building, he or she starts with one stone from which all the other stones are laid. As God is building believers into a spiritual house, there is one stone from which all the others derive purpose and significance.
Human history is headed for a glorious conclusion!
Jesus sat down with his disciples and took the time to help them understand what prayer is and isn't, and what God is looking for. Hint: It's keeping the big picture in mind as you pray.
If Psalm 1 gives us the option of living our lives walking in the paths of the righteous, or in the way of the wicked, Psalm 2 shows us what…