23 Then He said to them all, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. 24 For whoever desires to save his life shall lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake shall save it. 25 For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world, and is himself destroyed or lost? 26 For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, of him the Son of Man will be ashamed when He comes in His own glory, and in His Father's, and of the holy angels. 27 But I tell you truly, there are some standing here who will by no means taste death until they see the kingdom of God."
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15 No longer do I call you servants, because a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because all things which I heard from My Father I have made known to you.
5 I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; because apart from Me you can do nothing.
1 If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. 3 For you died, and your life has been hidden with Christ in God. 4 Whenever Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory.
27 Now you are the body of Christ, and members individually.
10 For we are His handiwork, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
1 Behold what manner of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God! On account of this the world does not know you, because it did not know Him. 2 Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He appears, we shall be like Him, because we shall see Him as He is. 3 And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
20 I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me.
9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellent virtues of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
5 Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; and before you came forth from the womb, I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.
11 And I will devise for you a plan of peace, and not evil, to bestow upon you these good things.
17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old things passed away; behold, all things have become new.
27 And God made man, according to the image of God He made him, male and female He made them.