Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
References for Matthew 16:24
For whoever wants to save their lifewill lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it.
References for Matthew 16:25
What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?
For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what they have done.
References for Matthew 16:27
“Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.”