March 28, 2019
"If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple. And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple." Luke 14:26-27 (NKJV)
This life we live as believers is not easy. Jesus spoke harsh words during His ministry here on this earth. He made it clear that God must come first in every part of our lives. Following Him is not without cost - we have to place Him before other important people in our lives. We even have to place Him before ourselves. "All to Jesus, I surrender..."