56 Then he and his disciples went to another village.

The Cost of Following Jesus

57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.”

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      58 Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”

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      59 He said to another man, “Follow me.”But he replied, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.”

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      60 Jesus said to him, “Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God.”

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      61 Still another said, “I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say goodbye to my family.”

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      62 Jesus replied, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.”