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Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. Matthew 16:24-25

Jesus calls for , not .

As much as any word in the Bible, the word life encapsulates the longings we feel – desires like satisfaction, purpose, , identity, and love.

Why would Jesus tell us there’s a way for us to really have life if we weren’t supposed to long for life? But it doesn’t come by just being a .

can be on the team.

Our isn’t too much for Jesus to forgive. Our weaknesses are not greater than His strength.

Followers pursue not rules. (Eph. 1:17)

Followers are .

There is a deep commitment to following Jesus. We should understand that. The in life require commitment.

Followers are always . (Lk. 9:23)

In Jesus we are “born again,” and we begin a journey where He expects growth to happen as we follow Him.

If we are not changing and becoming more like Jesus, it says something is desperately wrong. We are either spiritually very unhealthy or we aren’t really a follower; we’re just a .

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