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Bible Q

What verse is there that has Jesus asking anyone to “submit” or “surrender” their will to his? Wouldn’t that be violating man’s free will to choose to follow his teachings?

I don’t think Jesus uses the word “submit” or “surrender” when explaining to the disciples what is required of them, but he uses similar ideas.  A small selection of verses with Jesus’ instructions to his disciples: Matthew 10:37-39: Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son […]

How old were the disciples of Jesus when they joined him?

The Bible does not say explicitly, but there are a few hints that at least some of them were relatively young — probably teenagers or in their early 20s. In Jewish tradition, a young man began following a Rabbi between the ages of 12 and 30, and usually when he was less than 20. So […]