He said to another man, "Follow me."1 But the man replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God."2
Still another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say good-by to my family."3
Jesus replied, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God."