What does that mean?
At the end of Luke chapter nine, Jesus Christ had resolved to go to Jerusalem and to his passion on the cross. On the way, he encountered followers who pledged their devotion to him. One said, "Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father." In verse 60, "Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God." His response seems harsh to our modern sensibilities. But what the Jews of the time knew was that he was referencing the Nazarite vow.
What he was really doing is calling his followers to an uncompromising, costly faith. Watch to learn more . . .