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Why People Walk Away From Jesus | Learning to Follow Jesus | Luke 8.1-15

This is a podcast episode titled, Why People Walk Away From Jesus | Learning to Follow Jesus | Luke 8.1-15. The summary for this episode is: Want to join our 4-week Zoom Bible Study, "Are we living in the end times?" https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/zoom-online-bible-studies (Sign-up today). We start Friday April 3 from 12:00-12:30 with a 15-minute Q&amp;A afterward. "I think that's a sobering description of why people walk away from Jesus. It's not that people become angry with him, or they feel like he's failed them. It's not that, again, they don't have an intellectual reason to follow Jesus anymore." God offers hope, love, comfort, salvation, and all sorts of amazing things through his son. So why do people reject Christianity and walk away? Find out in this episode as https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith) continues our series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/how-to-follow-jesus/ (Learning to Follow Jesus) by learning from one of the scariest verses in the Bible. Interested in more content like this? Listen to https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/what-keeps-people-from-following-jesus-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-5-27-32/ (What Keeps People From Following Jesus) for more context. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO. &nbsp; Outline 0:25 - One of the scariest verses in the Bible 1:10 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+timothy+4%3A9-10&amp;version=NIV (2 Timothy 4.9-10) 2:10 - Demas's desertion 2:50 - Why do you think most people walk away from Jesus? 3:30 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=luke+8%3A1-15&amp;version=NIV (Luke 8.1-15): Parable of the Sower 5:45 - Hard hearts 6:00 - Hearts like rocky ground 6:25 - Hearts like thorns 6:40 - Sobering description of why people walk away from Jesus 7:30 - Busyness in this world 8:00 - Riches and pleasures of this world 9:20 - Reflect: Where does this leave us? 10:35 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+139%3A23-24&amp;version=NIV (Psalm 139:23-24) 12:25 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo) &nbsp; Passages 2 Timothy 4.9-10: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+timothy+4%3A9-10&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+timothy+4%3A9-10&amp;version=NIV) Luke 8.1-15: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=luke+8%3A1-15&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=luke+8%3A1-15&amp;version=NIV) Psalm 139:23-24: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+139%3A23-24&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+139%3A23-24&amp;version=NIV) &nbsp; Related What Keeps People From Following Jesus: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/what-keeps-people-from-following-jesus-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-5-27-32/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/what-keeps-people-from-following-jesus-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-5-27-32/) Learning to Follow Jesus: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/how-to-follow-jesus/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/how-to-follow-jesus/) <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>