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- “Then Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone wishes to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.'” (Matthew 16:24 – NASB)
- “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations . . .” (Matthew 28:19 – NASB)
- “deny” yourself – for self is an obstacle to saving faith. Simply put, one needs to believe what Jesus says and in turn deny what they believe.
- “take up (your) cross” – the cross signified death, and so the call to put self to death, for only when self-will is crucified can one obey the command of Jesus . . .
- “and follow Me” – the command! The command from God to repent and to receive Jesus the Christ as Lord and Savior and become His disciple.
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