‘We have seen incredible things today.’” (Luke 5:26)
A fan wears their team colors but a follower will paint his body from head to toe to show his team spirit
A fan can recognize the mascot of their team but a follower knows the story that brought the mascot into being.
A fan might know who the head coach and a few of the star players are but a follower knows the last 5 teams the coach coached at, his record and the 3rd string
quarterbacks uncle’s sister-in-law.
A fan knows if their team is winning this year but a follower has ALL the stats of their team for all of history memorized.
A fan is upset but can still have a nice dinner with friend after a loss but a follower is devastated for days after a loss.
I could go on and on but I want to take a little turn here to ask you, Are you a fan of Christ or a follower of Christ? The difference between the two is as wide as the difference between a fan and a follower of any sports team.
A fan of Christ shows who they “cheer” for only on Sunday and maybe Wednesday but a follower shows Jesus from head to toe everyday.
A fan knows who Jesus is but a follower has a personal relationship with Him.
A fan knows a few bible stories but a follower knows the author of the stories and knows that they are more than just stories.
A fan knows the miracles written in the bible but a follower knows and sees that miracles are still daily occurrence.
A fan politely stands and claps when a soul is saved but a follower is “astounded, and they were filled with awe and said. ‘We have seen incredible things today.’” (Luke 5:26)