June 6, 1993
The reactions of the crowds who came to hear Christ teach show that His life and actions had gripped them. At His death, however, most had abandoned Him. Why did so few follow? Because we naturally want to earn praise through our works, Christ’s invitation can be a stumbling block to the rich and successful, Alistair Begg explains. In contrast, Scripture calls us to give ourselves up and follow Christ faithfully and completely.
60When many of his disciples heard it, they said, “This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?”
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