And He was saying to them all, "1Ifanyonewishes to comeafter Me, he must denyhimself, and take up his crossdaily and follow Me.24"For 2whoeverwishes to save his alife will lose it, but whoeverloses his blife for My sake, he is the one who will save it.25"For what is a manprofited if he gains the wholeworld, and 3losesorforfeitshimself ?26"4For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when He comes in His glory, and the glory of the Father and of the holyangels.27"But I say to you truthfully, 5there are some of thosestandingherewho will not tastedeathuntil they see the kingdom of God."
286Someeightdaysafterthesesayings, He tookalong7Peter and John and James, and 8went up on the mountain9to pray.
And while He was 10praying, the appearance of His face11becamedifferent, and His clothing became white and cgleaming.
And behold, twomen were talking with Him; and they were Moses and Elijah,
31who, appearing in dglory, were speaking of His 12departurewhich He was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.
32NowPeter and his companions13had beenovercome with sleep ; but when they were fullyawake, they saw His glory and the twomenstanding with Him.
And as ethese were leaving Him, Petersaid to Jesus, "14Master, it is good for us to be here ; 15let us makethreeftabernacles : one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah "-16not realizingwhat he was saying.