And the lord said unto the servant, `Go out into the highways and hedges and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.
For I say unto you that none of those men who were bidden shall taste of my supper.'"
And there went great multitudes with Him, and He turned and said unto them,
"If any man come to Me and hate not his father and mother, and wife and children, and brethren and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple.
And whosoever doth not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?
Lest it may happen, after he hath laid the foundation and is not able to finish it, all who behold it begin to mock him,
saying, `This man began to build and was not able to finish.'
Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?
Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an envoy and desireth conditions of peace.
So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be My disciple.