Mark 1:18

And immediately they left their nets, and followed him.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
And from that day they adhered to him so resolutely that they did not depart…. Let us, also, ourselves build a house in our heart and make a place where he may come and teach us. , .

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
Do you hesitate about your business and professions for the sake of your children and parents? It has been demonstrated to us in Scripture that any too dear relations, crafts and trades are to be quite left behind for the Lord’s sake. For James and John, called by the Lord, immediately leave quite behind both father and ship. Matthew is roused from the tollbooth. Even burying a father was too tardy a business for faith! None of those whom the Lord chose to him said, “I have no means to live.” ...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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