SCRIPTURE REFERENCES FOR THIS SERMON:
Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. 25
For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of me will find it. 26
For what does it benefit a person if he gains the whole world but forfeits his life? Or what can a person give in exchange for his life? 27
For the Son of Man will come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will reward each person according to what he has done.