Not all who wish to follow Jesus truly realize what following Jesus actually entails. So, in a very eye-opening way, Jesus did not receive with open arms all who came to Him.
Jesus discerned their intentions. Some had false conceptions of who He was. Others had selfish motives. In Matthew 8:18–27, we read of such people and how Jesus responded to them.
Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he unfolds how we might purify our walk with the Lord who sees all and knows all.