Daily Bibles

Reading for 1st of August 2019

Gospel, Matthew 8:18-22

18 When Jesus saw the crowd all about him he gave orders to leave for the other side.

19 One of the scribes then came up and said to him, ‘Master, I will follow you wherever you go.’

20 Jesus said, ‘Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of man has nowhere to lay his head.’

21 Another man, one of the disciples, said to him, ‘Lord, let me go and bury my father first.’

22 But Jesus said, ‘Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their dead.’