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How did Jesus ask his disciples to follow him?
As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, called Peter and his brother Andrew. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed him.
What did Jesus teach the Apostles?
Jesus taught His disciples how to pray (the Lord’s prayer), He prayed for the little children when they were brought to Him, He prayed with Peter, James, and John, and He prayed alone. He also taught His disciples to love sinners and He demonstrated what that looked like by eating with them.
Why did people follow Jesus as a leader?
Spiritual leaders must conquer temptation if they are going to lead people. People need examples that live a life of purity and will not succumb to the fiery darts of Satan. Jesus was worthy of following because He lived a life of purity and example to those who followed Him. 3. There Was a Contrasting Illumination (Matthew 4:12–17)
Who are the people who followed Jesus before Paul?
The Apostle Paul (then known as Saul of Tarsus) was saved in Acts chapter 9, one year after Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. Those who followed Jesus Christ prior to Paul are found between Matthew chapter 1 and Acts chapter 8. We will examine some of those passages here.
Why did the disciples want to follow Jesus?
When hardships or challenges come, such people are quick to abandon the Lord. But Jesus’ disciples followed Him because they genuinely believed He was the Messiah, the very Son of God ( Matt. 16:16 ). Their commitment went beyond emotions or needs. They wanted to know Christ and walk closely with Him.
Why did Jesus call the men to follow him?
While calling them, Jesus knew exactly where He was going, where He wanted them to go, and how to get it all accomplished. Jesus was confident in the direction He was going to lead these men. He did not present a vague plan, He presented a detailed plan that included them being “made” by Him.