Mark 8:34-35

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.
35 For whoever wants to save their life[a] will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.

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Cross References 2

  • 1. Matthew 10:38; Luke 14:27
  • 2. S John 12:25

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. The Greek word means either "life" or "soul" ; also in verses 36 and 37.
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