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Carry his cross (Luke 9:23)

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Picture copyright: V. Gilbert and Arlisle F. Beers

bible verse

“If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”

meaning

If someone has a cross to bear or carry, they have to deny oneself, to die to self.

origin and application

In Luke Chapter 9, Jesus foretold his sufferings and death to his disciples. He reminded them that those who follow him must take up Jesus’ cross.

Keywords

burden    cross    responsibilities    self   

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