Morning sermon at
was brought by Pastor Rodney. The
scriptures found in Luke’s gospel chapter nine were placed on the screen making viewing easy for the congregation. Open
9:57-62) 9:57 “And as they were going along the road, someone said to Him, “I
will follow You wherever You go.” 58 And Jesus said to him, “The foxes have
holes, and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to
lay His head.” 59 And He said to another, “Follow Me.” 60 But he said, “Permit
me first to go and bury my father.” But He said to him, “Allow the dead to bury
their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim everywhere the
.” 61 And another also said, “I will
follow You, Lord; but first permit me to say good-bye to those at home.” 62 But
Jesus said to him, “No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking
back, is fit for the kingdom of God .” Luke 9:57-62
(from NASB). kingdom
Jesus was calling those men who were walking with him to “follow.”
There were requirements - - -1. A change of habits was needed.
2. Enthusiasm was not enough
3. Dedication was required.
4. Faithfulness to stick with it was necessary.
5. Ability to stand firm until the end was important.
The Word of God is sure and steadfast, faithful and true.
Do you hunger and thirst after righteousness? Jesus is able to satisfy.
Jesus is still calling for followers. The one question is:
What will you do with Jesus?