Tony MylesMarch 21, 2021
Passage: Luke 9:57-62
Pastor Tony Myles
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What did Jesus have to say to ordinary people like us?
What did He do in people’s lives?
A Tale of Three Followers (Luke 9:57-62)
As they were walking along, someone said to Jesus, “I will follow you wherever you go.”
But Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens to live in, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place even to lay his head.”
He said to another person, “Come, follow me.”
The man agreed, but he said, “Lord, first let me return home and bury my father.”
But Jesus told him, “Let the spiritually dead bury their own dead! Your duty is to go and preach about the Kingdom of God.”
Another said, “Yes, Lord, I will follow you, but first let me say good-bye to my family.”
But Jesus told him, “Anyone who puts a hand to the plow and then looks back is not fit for the Kingdom of God.”
When in doubt, Hebrews 12:1-3 clarifies to “.”
Where Are They Now? (Luke 8:4-15, The Message)*
* Note: In all four options, the were always .
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