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21 january 2022

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And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.

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It seems there is nothing strange in this verse; this is exactly how everything should have taken place. Jesus says: “follow me ", - Matthew gets up and follows Him. It is strange that a man abandons the work of collector of taxes which is profitable, although...

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