If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple.
Jesus’ radical call is tough to preach in our society, a setting in which “family values” takes center stage in our political and verbal conversations. And, what follower of Jesus doesn’t love one’s family? Is there a translation somewhere that makes this more clear?
Listen as Pastor Nancy explains the word "Hate" as it is used in the bible, what we can expect as christians and what we need to be thinking about before we on this cross.