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The world is full of Christian-professing "leaders" who preach "follow me" with the self-righteous purpose of getting people to follow them, a mere sinful human (see Wolves In Sheep's Clothing), rather than the sinless Jesus Christ, the one and only true Head of the Church of God (see What Is The Church?), by, and through Whom, all things were created (see Christ The Creator).
"1:12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: 1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son [see The Gospel of The Kingdom of God]: 1:14 In whom we have redemption through his blood [see Why Blood?], even the forgiveness of sins:
"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me"
All of those who were called to serve The Messiah were given to do so by His invitation to "follow Me."
"4:18 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee [see The Prophet Of Galilee], saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. 4:19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. 4:20 And they straightway left their nets, and followed him." (Matthew 4:18-20 KJV)
Following Christ means to accept His Sacrifice, through obedience to Him, "according to his works" (see Works Means Obedience).
"16:24 Then said Jesus unto his disciples [see also Disciples and Apostles], If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. 16:25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it. 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works." (Matthew 16:24-27 KJV)
Although many false Christian "leaders" preach the Satanic abomination that Christ "did away with the Law," the Son of God taught obedience to the Law (see God The Conservative, Satan The Liberal). The coming Kingdom of God will be a place of Law and Order (see The Coming World Dictator); that is what will make it Paradise (unlike the arrogant human political buffoonery that has gone on since humans left the Garden of Eden).
"19:16 And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?
Jesus Christ never taught the pagan Roman "trinity" doctrine (while the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit all exist, the Holy Spirit is the power of God, not a separate "person" of a "trinity"); the Son of God plainly and always taught that the Father "is greater than all." It is by following the Son that we can arrive at the Father.
"10:22 And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication [i.e. Hanukkah; see Christ's Hanukkah and listen to our Sermon Hanukkah In Prophecy], and it was winter. 10:23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch. 10:24 Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.
When it became apparent to the apostles that Christ was going away, they asked how they could then follow Him. His answer will be found in His return (to them, and to everyone else, there will seem to be no time gap between their living their Christian lives and the return of Christ; see Could Christ Return Tonight? and When Will You Be Judged?).
"13:36 Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou?
Fact Finder: What and where are the "homes" that Christ is building (His living His physical life as a "carpenter" was actually a prophetic object lesson) for those who truly follow Him?