Follow Me – A Christian Poem About Following Jesus

This is powerful. Following Christ does require giving up one’s self, and being willing to suffer the persecution that Christ and many others have endured. The world says Christians are crazy (but that’s not hate speech when applie to Christians, right?) and weak. Well, it would take a brave child to carry a Bible to school, woudln’t it? Enough of my thoughts here. The poem speaks for itself.

Along the Barren Road

small__13500195574The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him,“Follow me.”44 Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.45 Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.”46 Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.”47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!”48 Nathanael said to him, “How do you know me?” Jesus answered him, “Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you.”49 Nathanael answered him,“Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!”50 Jesus answered him, “Because I said…

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