Lots of people say they want to follow Jesus. Chances are that if you're reading this, you want to follow Jesus. But the reasons why you want to follow Jesus will only become clear in the hard times. After all, it's easy to follow Jesus when things are good. Everyone likes God when life is going along as you had hoped. But when you're not getting the things you want, will you still follow him? When it looks as if following him is going to bring you benefit, it's fine. But when it becomes obvious that faith will cost you, what will you do?