'follower of Jesus' Tagged Posts

'follower of Jesus' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God….” vs. 1 Romans 1:1-7 Paul actually calls himself a “slave” of Jesus Christ, but since people are uncomfortable with that designation, translators have accommodated and usually substitute the word “servant.” But Paul meant “slave”! He considered himself to be owned, body and soul, by Jesus Christ, with a call to bring the gospel to the Gentiles. Many of us are uncomfortable using…

Daily Devotions

As they were going along the road, someone said to him, ‘I will follow you wherever you go.’” vs. 57 Luke 9:57-62 As the preaching and healing ministry of Jesus gained momentum, occasionally he would ask people to follow him, and sometimes there were even volunteers. Some folks were wanting to jump on the bandwagon, but Luke tells us that Jesus wasn’t very welcoming. He told one man to let the dead bury their own dead, and another that he…