In the earliest days of His ministry, people saw something different in Jesus. While there were things they didn’t see and understand, they saw and understood enough. As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” At once they left their nets and followed him. Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them, and immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him. Matthew 4:18-22 (NIV) Imagine what it was like for these men to drop everything they were doing and follow Jesus. Why would they do such a thing? A better question may be why wouldn’t they follow Jesus? C.S. Lewis writes about Reepicheep, an exuberant talking mouse, in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. When asked why he would risk sailing in search of the end of the earth, Reepicheep replied, “Because, this is a very great adventure and no danger seems to me so great as that of knowing when I get back to Narnia that I left a mystery behind me through fear.” Fear causes us to focus on the unseen. But what we have seen is lives changed when people experience the grace and forgiveness that comes with following Jesus. And that is an adventure that shouldn’t be missed.