This passage raises issues about our understanding of a “suffering” Messiah. Jesus tells his disciples he must take up his cross, and if willing, they should too—they must lose their lives in order to find them eternally. Is this a path that leads to suffering and death, or is it, as Jesus says, a path that leads to life?
What does it look like for you to “give your life away”? Join us as we reflect on suffering, salvation, and our faith journeys.
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