The Danger Of Misplaced Loyalty

Luke 5:33-35 — In these verses Luke records an interaction that Jesus had with some disciples of John the Baptist. The existence of these disciples at this point in Jesus’ ministry is curious. Why were these people still following John?

These disciples had a question for Jesus concerning fasting. The content of this question plus the company they were keeping, teaches us some vital lessons concerning the danger of misplacing our loyalty in the Christian life.