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12 Bible Verses about How Disciples Are Called

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Mark 1:16-20

Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea, for they were fishers. And Jesus said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. And straightway they forsook their nets and followed more.
And when he had gone a little further from there, he saw James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets. And straightway he called them; and leaving their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, they went after him.

Matthew 8:18-22

Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he commanded that they depart unto the other side. And a certain scribe came and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee wherever thou goest. And Jesus said unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the heaven have nests, but the Son of man has nowhere to lay his more.
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. But Jesus said unto him, Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.

Luke 9:57-60

And it came to pass that as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the heaven have nests, but the Son of man has not where to lay his head. And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my more.
Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead, but go thou and declare the kingdom of God.

Luke 14:25-27

And great multitudes went with him, and he turned and said unto them, If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother and wife and children and brethren and sisters, and even his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. And whosoever does not bear his cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.

John 21:22

Jesus said unto him, If I will that he tarry until I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.

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