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“Follow Me”: Jesus’ First and Last Words to His Disciples

“Jesus said to him, ‘If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow Me!” (John 21:22) Thus Jesus’ first word to Peter (Matthew 4:19) was now also His last: “Follow Me!” And it … Continue reading

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“Seeking Him First” (Matthew 6:33 sermon)

This week I finished reading a book I had always heard about, but had never read: Herman Melville’s The White Whale or Moby Dick. In it he tells the story of Captain Ahab, who was obsessed with killing the great … Continue reading

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“The King & The Disciples” (Matthew 5:1-2 sermon)

I have never in my lifetime seen the kind of vindictiveness expressed towards a president as we have seen evidenced towards President Trump: the hatred, lack of submission, people saying “He’s not my President”, etc. I was not a big … Continue reading

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“Following Jesus” (Matthew 4:18-22 sermon)

Our passage for today describes how Jesus saw Peter & Andrew, and James & John, with their boats and nets and relatives, that He said to them, “Follow Me.” And they got up, left everything, and followed Him. What would … Continue reading

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“Follow Me.”

“And Jesus said to him, ‘Follow Me.’” (John 1:43) These words were consistently the call of Jesus to those who would be His disciples: “Follow Me.” Here John tells us that Jesus found Philip, and He bid him to follow. … Continue reading

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Are You Following?

“Come, follow Me.” (Matthew 19:21) It is worthy of our attention that no less than THREE times in the story of the Rich Young Ruler and its aftermath, the word “follow” was used:

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