All In Part 1 Are You “All In” This World or Jesus World?

All In – Part 1

Are you “All In” This World or Jesus’ World?

In poker and in life, the phrase “all in” refers to a high level of  ________________________.

Jesus was not afraid to ___________ people ____________ as He drew them to an “all in” commitment.

Jesus never called people to anything but a _____________ and __________________ commitment.

Matthew 10:37, “Anyone who loves their father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves their son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. 

Matthew 10: 38, Whoever does not take up their cross and follow me is not worthy of me. 

Luke 14:33 In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.

The word “________” is an answer to the question:  “Are you all in for Jesus?” for some people.

We are _________________ with the game of ______________.

Jesus was not interested in drawing a ______________ number of _____________ committed followers.

Luke 9:57-62

The Cost of Following Jesus

57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.”

58 Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”

59 He said to another man, “Follow me.”

But he replied, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.”

60 Jesus said to him, “Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God.”

61 Still another said, “I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say goodbye to my family.”

62 Jesus replied, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.”

The requests of these three men all have to do with placing an increasing importance on the things of ____________ world over the things of  ______________  world. 

The first man was unwilling to give up the ______________ and ______________ of this world.

The second man was unwilling to give up the _________________ of this world. 

The third man was unwilling to give up the _____________________ of this world.

Will you go “all in”?

The motivation to go “all in” is not out of _____________ but out of _____________.

The best time to go “all in” is when you have a ________________ hand. 

Do you think you can have a ___________ hand than the one Jesus has _____________ you?