04/01 Matthew 8:18-22
When Jesus saw the crowd around him, he instructed his disciples to cross to the other side of the lake. 19 Then one of the teachers of religious law said to him, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” 20 But Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens to live in, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place even to lay his head.” 21 Another of his disciples said, “Lord, first let me return home and bury my father.” 22 But Jesus told him, “Follow me now. Let the spiritually dead bury their own dead. ”
Our relationship with Jesus is a now relationship. He calls us to follow Him. Simple and uncomplicated. We are born again in our relationship with God when we follow Jesus. Everything changes. We can never go back because we have been born again.