Contributed by David Mcnally on Jun 26, 2011
Jesus did not call us to an easy, comfortable life, but one of challenge and opposition, and possibly even suffering and death. He gives us forgiveness of sin and eternal life, but requires us to take up our cross as we follow him.
Jesus would have fallen foul of the Health and Safety laws
if he had been around today,
and I imagine it would have been hard for him to advertise on TV.
Just imagine someone saying today:
‘Come and follow me, and the chances are you will be spat upon,
thumped, sworn at, and maybe