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Jesus Said, “Follow Me”

Jesus Said, “Follow Me”

Most people like the comfort of having rules to follow. Rules give us a clear understanding of what is expected. Obey the rules and we feel safe, confident in our actions, and assured of positive outcomes. However, excessive focus on rules can make us arrogant and judgmental. Jesus did not give us a rulebook. Instead

Decide to Be a Disciple of Jesus

Your heavenly Father’s goal is for you to mature and develop the characteristics of Jesus Christ. Sadly, millions of Christians grow older but never grow up. They are stuck in perpetual spiritual infancy, remaining in diapers and booties. The reason is that they never intended to grow. Spiritual growth is not automatic. It takes an intentional commitment. You

Mark 1:17

Jesus Calls the First Four Disciples

Matthew 4:13–22; Mark 1:16–20; Luke 4:31a (Matthew) MT — And leaving Nazareth Some time elapsed between Matthew 4:12 and Matthew 4:13. Jesus’ stay in Nazareth ended abruptly when He was violently rejected by the people of Nazareth, who tried to murder Him (see Luke 4:16–30). (Luke) LK — He went down MT — and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea,

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