Yesterday Aaron Bryant preached at my home church on a very familiar passage, but he touched on this verse in such a powerful way that I wanted to share a few of his thoughts with you. First, let’s look at the verses found in Luke 9:
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. 24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it. 25 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self?