|Lufthansa flights aren't fapados, but economy seats for 8 hous is a challenge.|
Unfortunately, even full service airlines have reduced their free services in the last few years. Seven years ago, when living in Hungary, we were allowed two 70-pound suitcases per person on international flights. Now we’re allowed one 50-pounder.
So we pack very carefully to avoid a costly overcharge. We “count the cost.”
In Luke 14:28-33, Jesus warns seekers to count the cost before following Him (Luke 14:28-33). And he concludes by saying, “those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.” (14:33,NIV)
Jesus gives us redemption, renewal and eternal life, but He asks for our lives in return. We come out way ahead, but we still must count the cost before making the commitment.
And sometimes those of us who've already followed need to ask if we’re living up to our end of the bargain. Does Christ have the throne in our lives or only a wooden bench?