And a certain scribe came, and said to him, Master, I will follow you wherever you go.…
I. High-sounding words are not always a proof of deeply rooted faith.
II. Christ should be followed for what He is in Himself, as well as for what He has to bestow.
III. The omniscience of Christ enables Him to detect the most hidden motives of men.
IV. The poverty of Christ may well excite our wonder and gratitude.
(H. G. Parrish, B. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.