34 Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.

References for Mark 8:34

35 For whoever wants to save their lifeawill lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.

References for Mark 8:35

    • ~ 8:35 - The Greek word means either "life" or "soul" ; also in verses 36 and 37.