Follow Me = Forsake All

Today's post was inspired by a book I read recently called Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus. If you like the post, you'll love the book!

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the whole idea of "following Jesus” and what that really means.  Am I a follower or not?  Sometimes I wish Jesus would just make it simple and say “Following me = __________.”  Just tell me what to do God and I will do it and then I’ll know I am fine and I can go on with the rest of my day.

But following Jesus is about more than just doing a task or finishing a chore.  It is about life and how we live it, every single day.  It is a conscious decision to follow Him at work, at home, at the gym, in front of my computer, behind my friend’s back, even while stuck on Route 66.

So how then do I know if I’m on the right track?


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