R-39 CROSS-BEARING 背負十架
Matthew 16:24; 10:38; 16:25; 1 Peter 2:21; Philippians 1:29; 1 Peter 4:12-13, 16 (NKJV)
Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.
And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.
For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.
...Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps:
For to you it has been granted on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,
Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.
Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this matter.