Contributed by David Owens on Oct 5, 2020
In the call of discipleship that Jesus issued to the first disciples, we learn three important aspects of what it means to be a disciple of Jesus, and how to answer the call.
A. Italian composer Pietro Mascagni was once irritated by an organ-grinder who stood outside the composer’s apartment playing Mascagni’s own composition at about half the correct speed.
1. Eventually, when Mascagni could no longer stand hearing his composition be butchered in that way, he went into