It is a fact beyond dispute that some people who call themselves Christians have failed to really understand exactly what is expected of them. In some areas of life, this is little difficulty in understanding, but in other areas of life there is no real understanding at all. “For I have come to set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law, and a man’s enemies will be the members of his household. Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And whoever does not take up his cross and follow me is not worthy of me” (Matthew 10:35-38, NET). There is nothing difficult to understand about what this passage teaches, but there is much that is telling when Christians refuse to choose Christ over one’s family. Do they think, in the end, this will be pleasing to the Lord? It is evident that some do, but therein lays the difficulty.