The Doctrine of Followship: We Need to Do More Than Believe Jesus…We Need to Follow Him

by Roland Wrinkle

Well-Worn Sandals

Apparently, we have a peripatetic savior…and not a cross-legged guru on a hill. In the three short years narrated by the gospels, Jesus of Nazareth walked well over 3,000 miles. He was a man on the move. And he was a man of imminency and intention. Remember: “Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem” (Luke 9.51) and Mark’s notorious use of “immediately” (euthys or eutheos) (Mark uses this word more times, incidentally, than any other gospel account from his more long-winded brethren.)

Read more: https://www.patheos.com/blogs/evangelicalpulpit/2021/08/the-doctrine-of-followship-we-need-to-do-more-than-believe-jesus-we-need-to-follow-him/

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