Matthew 16:24 ... Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
Luke 14:27 ... And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
1 Corinthians 15:31 ... I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily. ❤