A Follower of Jesus

To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer life over death. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer peace over war. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer freedom over oppression. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer forgiveness over revenge.

To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer reconciliation over alienation. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer contrition over excuses. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer helping over hurting.

To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer humility over pride. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer vulnerability over power. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer weakness over strength.

To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer letting go over acquiring. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer mysticism over materialism. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer silence over noise. To be a follower of Jesus is to prefer prayer over idle chatter.

To be a follower of Jesus means I must be willing to have everything about my life be transformed.

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1 Response to “A Follower of Jesus”


  1. 1 Joan Krebs August 2, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    Yes, yes, yes, yes and yes. Thanks for the reminders Gerry.


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