Matthew 16:21-27 (New American Standard)

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Jesus Foretells His Death

21 1From that time aJesus began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and 2suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised up on the third day. 22 Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him, saying, "bGod forbid it, Lord ! This shall never chappen to You." 23 But He turned and said to Peter, "Get behind Me, 3Satan ! You are a stumbling block to Me; for you are not setting your mind on dGod's interests, but man's."

Discipleship Is Costly

24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and 4take up his cross and follow Me. 25 "For 5whoever wishes to save his elife will lose it; but whoever loses his flife for My sake will find it. 26 "For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul ? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul ? 27 "For the 6Son of Man 7is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and 8WILL THEN gREPAY EVERY MAN ACCORDING TO HIS hDEEDS.
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