"Another disciple said to him, ’Lord, first let me go and bury my father.’"
Now this sounds like a reasonable enough request. I’m sure that Jesus, who cares so much about us, will agree to this. What does He say? Verse 22: ’Follow me, and let the dead b
Turn with me to Matthew 8:18-22. Here we find Jesus soon after the Sermon on the Mount. A man with leprosy has just been healed. The Centurion’s servant has been healed. Peter’s mother-in-law has been healed. Demons have been cast out, and many others healed. What a picture of Jesus’ ministry we