Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus
v Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and w follow Me.
"For x whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.
"For what y profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? Or z what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
"For a the Son of Man will come in the glory of His Father b with His angels, c and then He will reward each according to his works.
"Assuredly, I say to you, d there are some standing here who shall not taste death till they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom."
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps:
Whoever seeks to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
"But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have provided?'
"So is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."
None of them can by any means redeem his brother, Nor give to God a ransom for him -
For the redemption of their souls is costly, And it shall cease forever -
Jesus said to him, " It is as you said. Nevertheless, I say to you, hereafter you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power, and coming on the clouds of heaven.
"For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him the Son of Man also will be ashamed when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels."
For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, of him the Son of Man will be ashamed when He comes in His own glory, and in His Father's, and of the holy angels.
A fiery stream issued And came forth from before Him. A thousand thousands ministered to Him; Ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him. The court was seated, And the books were opened.
Then you shall flee through My mountain valley, For the mountain valley shall reach to Azal. Yes, you shall flee As you fled from the earthquake In the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Thus the LORD my God will come, And all the saints with You.
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And He said to them, "Assuredly, I say to you that there are some standing here who will not taste death till they see the kingdom of God -present with power.
"But I tell you truly, there are some standing here who shall not taste death till they see the kingdom of God."
But he, being full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.
And said, "Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!
Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war.