I was using my energy to say no to life, even though this was completely contrary to everything I had learned as a disciple.
The disciples always have to know where to find their Master.
He was one of the twelve disciples.
It goes without saying that at that time a kind of friendship beyond master and disciple grew between the two of them.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.