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Paul said to follow him as he followed Christ. Why not just follow Jesus directly?

Paul told the Corinthians to follow (“imitate,” NKJV) him as he followed Christ (1 Corinthians 4:16; 11:1). Why not just follow Jesus directly, instead? Why follow Paul?    You may be assured that Christians do not follow Paul in the same sense that we follow Christ. In the ultimate sense, we have only one Teacher-Rabbi-Leader […]

Why did Jesus say I must hate my family and forsake everything if I want to be His disciple?

Jesus says that if I don’t hate my family and forsake everything, I can’t be His disciple (Luke 14:24-33). Was this extreme discipleship meant only for some people in Jesus’ day, or is it for all Christians?   The word hate in verse 26 is recognized by most Bible scholars as meaning “to love less than.” This is […]