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.
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35 For whoever wants to save their lifeawill lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.
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    • ~ 8:35 - The Greek word means either "life" or "soul" ; also in verses 36 and 37.
      36 What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?
      37 Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?
      38 If anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of them when he comes in his Father’s glory with the holy angels.”
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