I determined (going on ten years now) when I chose to follow Jesus, that I would do so the way He commanded: with complete abandonment of self…loving Him with all my heart, soul, mind, and strength. Jesus said the expectation is to love Him more than anything in this world; more than even our own families. Radical. Intense. I get it….and I am ridiculed, criticized, misunderstood, alienated, and not taken seriously because of it. Don’t mistake my words for sympathy fishing; I’m not…fishing for sympathy…or understanding. Jesus said this would happen to those who follow Him. It’s all good. In fact, it’s great.
Middle Road, Broad Road, or Narrow Road? Which one do you follow?
Jesus, all or nothing…half-hearted is idolatry.
I get what Francis Chan is talking about… (check the video below).