Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Friday, April 4, 2014

The Cost of Discipleship

Matthew 8:18–22

John Chrysostom comments on today’s passage that Jesus would not have us “think lightly of the honor due to parents.” His words only signify “that nothing ought to be to us more urgent than the affairs of the kingdom of heaven” (Homilies on the Gospel of Saint Matthew, 27.3). It can be hard to know how to honor one’s parents and follow Jesus, but let us remember that His will alone deserves our undivided submission.

For further study:

Exodus 20:3

The Bible in a year:

Judges 15–17

For the weekend:

Judges 18–Ruth 2

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.

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