“Come follow Me.” That’s exactly what Lord Jesus said when He saw Simon and Andrew and James and John on the seashore preparing to fish or mending their nets. Their response was immediate! They left their nets and left their father and hired workers, in short, they left everything! Now, why did Peter and Andrew, James and John do that (Mark 1:16-20)? Would you like to know?
Learning to Read your Bible
To a regular reader (or listener), you would think: “Is that it? Jesus calls and they immediately followed?” Oh, Jesus’ words was so powerful that it provoked the hearts of these followers to leave everything behind and tag along to whatever He tells them to do and wherever He tells them to go?