Daily Devotional Bible Verses
Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. (Luke 14:25-27 ESV)
Thousands upon thousands of people were following Jesus.
They wanted to see the miracles, and they wanted to hear Him speak. They could not get enough of him.
They were a captivated audience that was riding the Jesus bandwagon and, in every sense of the word, they were fans of his. This was the perfect moment for the “Jesus Marketing” sales pitch.
But then he says the unthinkable…