Straightway they forsook their nets, and followed Him.
once without demur.
If we would always, punctually and with resolute zeal,
put in practice what we hear upon the spot,
or at the first fit occasion, our attendance at the means of grace, could not fail to enrich us spiritually.
He will not lose his loaf who has taken care at once to eat it, ..Most readers and hearers become moved so far as to purpose to amend; but, alas! the proposal is a blossom which has not been knit,
and therefore no fruit comes of it;
and then they forget,
till, like the ponds in nights of frost,
when the sun shines by day,
they are only thawed in time to be frozen again.
That fatal to-morrow is
the slaughter-house of the innocents."Charles Spurgeon