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Commitment, to Jesus Christ

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Commitment to Jesus Christ is grounded in the knowledge of his saving power and divinity, and expresses itself in adoration and obedience to Jesus Christ.

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Jesus Christ commanded people to make the commitment to follow him

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Jesus Christ frequently spelt out the cost of commitment to him

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Jesus Christ’s demand for commitment was sometimes met with a refusal

Luke 9:59 NASB95
And He said to another, “Follow Me.” But he said, “Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father.”
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Sometimes people followed Jesus Christ without being truly committed to him

This would have been true for many in the crowds.
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Some committed themselves wholeheartedly to his invitation

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Secret commitment to Jesus Christ

John 12:42 NASB95
Nevertheless many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue;
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True commitment to Jesus Christ is seen in love and obedience to him

; In response to who Jesus Christ is and what he has done.
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