January 14, 2019

Mark 1:14-20

John has been arrested. Jesus’ work begins. His compelling yet challenging words, “repent and believe in the Gospel,” summarize his entire message. He calls four, and they respond immediately by following him.

When you called me the first time, I am not sure my response was as immediate as Simon, Andrew, James, and John. I am not even sure I realized that it was you calling me. I know I did not drop everything and follow immediately. Thank you for your patience.

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