Tag Archives: following Jesus

Are You Really Following?

“Immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.” (Matthew 4:22) When Jesus called His disciples in Matthew 4, He gave them an unambiguous command: “Follow Me.” And we see in the succeeding verses that this is exactly … Continue reading

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“Are You A Disciple?” Luke 9:23 Sermon

(Preached at First Baptist, Pauls Valley, OK 8-03-14) In Matthew 28, Jesus gave His Great Commission to go and “make disciples.” The most important business of the church is to make disciples. But what does it mean to be a … Continue reading

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“Decisions” & Following

I Kings 19:21 says that when Elijah called Elisha to be his disciple, that Elisha sacrificed the oxen he had been plowing with (demonstrating that he was “all in”, see devotion here) and the text continues: “then he arose and … Continue reading

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Casting Aside For Jesus

Mark 10:50 “and casting aside his cloak, he jumped up and came to Jesus.” Bartimaeus was a “blind beggar” when he met Jesus, :46 says.  His cloak was undoubtedly one of his few possessions.  It was probably the one thing he … Continue reading

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