34 And He summoned the crowd together with His disciples, and said to them, “If anyone wants to come after Me, he must deny himself, (A)take up his cross, and follow Me. 35 For (B)whoever wants to save his [a]life will lose it, but whoever loses his [b]life for My sake and the gospel’s will save it. 36 For what does it benefit a person to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul? 37 For what could a person give in exchange for his soul? 38 For (C)whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, (D)the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He (E)comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”

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  1. Mark 8:35 Or soul
  2. Mark 8:35 Or soul