“This is hard teaching…”, the people in the crowd said to Jesus.

 At this point many of his disciples turned away and deserted him.

Jesus said some pretty harsh things. Sometimes people didn’t want to fully do the things that he taught. They pretty much unfollwed him.

Then Jesus turned to the Twelve and asked, “Are you also going to leave?”

Simon Peter replied, “Lord, to whom would we go?” -John 6:60

 

 

 

 

Ya its hard to follow Jesus. Especially for us in high school and college because everyone in our generation is doing their own thing. Your friends all walk away and say Jesus you have cool hippy hair and all, but i can’t do what you are saying. Our generation likes the idea of the humanitarian Jesus that helps the poor but they don’t want to do it themselves. They like the idea of Jesus sacrificing his life but they do not want to make any sacrifices themselves.

So it feels like you are alone. Following Jesus is hard but worth it. There are always a few loyal followers who will say “Jesus we are not going anywhere.”

Who will you be?