Matthew 8:18-22 NIV

The Cost of Following Jesus

8:19-22pp -- Lk 9:57-60

18 When Jesus saw the crowd around him, he gave orders to cross to the other side of the lake.1

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19 Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
20 Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man2 has no place to lay his head."

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21 Another disciple said to him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
22 But Jesus told him, "Follow me,3 and let the dead bury their own dead."

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