Daily Devotional

DEPTH OF DEVOTION


When Jesus called his disciples, they were already settled into their vocations. From today’s reading, it appears that they had successful careers. But the call of Christ and a new way of life took precedence. Their allegiance was total, without hesitation or regret, to the cause to which Christ called them.

As Christians we can be devoted to many things. Our families, our church, our jobs, our education, our reputation, and other aspects of our lives beckon us. All of them need our attention. But as the disciples demonstrated, our devotion to Christ is our first and primary allegiance. We ...

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