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Follow me to...

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Love seeing this truck in the parking lot at Oaklawn Church of God...
I wonder if anybody ever follows on a Sunday morning, only to pull into the parking lot of a church facility, and say, "What the heck?  Well... are the wings any good here?"

The way of Jesus has a "follow Me" vibe about it, right?  After all, Jesus did say that numerous times in the Bible narrative. But I wonder if those who followed Him understood an implied "follow Me to"?  I wonder if when Jesus said, "Follow Me," if they thought He meant to Jerusalem or Galilee or Samaria... or did they understand Jesus to mean, "Follow Me to... wherever.  Just follow"? 

Sometimes we think we know the destination.  We can certainly come across that way. Like when we invite someone to follow Jesus, what we're really asking them to do is follow Him to our understanding of a known destination.  Following becomes about theology and doctrine and religion, because we've set ours…