Bible: Matt 8:18-22

Challenging Professed Followers

8:18 Now when Jesus saw a large crowd 1  around him, he gave orders to go to the other side of the lake. 2  8:19 Then 3  an expert in the law 4  came to him and said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” 5  8:20 Jesus said to him, “Foxes have dens, and the birds in the sky 6  have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” 7  8:21 Another 8  of the 9  disciples said to him, “Lord, let me first go and bury my father.” 8:22 But Jesus said to him, “Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead.” 10 

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