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What Keeps People From Following Jesus | Learning to Follow Jesus | Luke 5.27-32




"And so Jesus has come for all people, to call all people to repent and to believe in him, but only some people hear that as good news because only some people know that they are broken, that they are sinners. Some people are offended by Jesus." Have you ever tried to help someone who doesn't think they need help? They get mad at you! Instead of thanking you for the assistance, they get upset with you for "interfering." The Gospel is supposed the be the (Good News of Jesus Christ), but it can also seem deeply offensive. Telling someone they're sinful and need a savior can come across as pretty judgmental and presumptuous. Learn how Jesus calls his followers from (Keith) as he reads through (Luke 5.27-32) to continue our series on (Learning to Follow Jesus). Interested in more content like this? Check out our Resources and Related episodes at the bottom. To learn how to share your faith at work, read (this interview) with Patrick Cox, an executive at Veterans United. To learn more, visit our (website) and follow us on (Facebook), (Instagram), and (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO.   Outline 0:20 - What keeps people from following Jesus? 1:05 - (Luke 5.27) 3:20 - Levi: The Jewish Tax Collector 4:05 - Jesus says, "Follow me" 5:05 - (Sharing your faith) 6:20 - Jesus’s vision 8:30 - (Luke 5.30-31) 10:15 - Offended by Jesus 11:00 - The unexpected reason 11:50 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: ( Instagram: ( Twitter: (   Passages Luke 5.27-32: (   Resources How to Talk About Your Faith at Work: ( Sacra Pagina: The Gospel of Luke Commentary by Luke Timothy Johnson: ( The Gospel According to Luke by James Edwards: Support this podcast