“If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24, NIV 1984).
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. (Galatians 2:20, NIV 1984).
My Musings – A couple well-known verses, with interesting paralells:
- Deny Yourself – “I no longer live.“
- Come After Me – “Christ lives in me.“
- Take Up Your Cross – “I have been crucified with Christ.“
- Follow Me – “I live by faith in the Son of God.“
My Advice – Christ gave up so much (denied Himself) to pursue (come after) us. This took Him to the cross (crucified), so that we might live (by…
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