Luke 9:23-25 NIV

23 Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.1

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24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it.2

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25 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self ?