Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Deny

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Bible References

If

Luke 14:26
"If anyone comes to me [i.e., to be my disciple], and does not hate his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers and sisters and, yes, even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
Matthew 10:38
And the person who does not accept his cross [i.e., his responsibilities with all their difficulties] and become my follower does not deserve me.
Matthew 16:22
Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him, saying, "I should say not, Lord; that will never happen to you."
Mark 8:34
And He called the crowd to Him, along with His disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wants to be my follower, he should deny himself [i.e., of always having his own way] and accept his cross [i.e., his responsibilities, with all their difficulties] and then he can become my follower.
John 12:25
The person who loves his [earthly] life will [eventually] lose it [forever], but the person who hates his life in this world will retain never ending life.
Romans 8:13
for if you people live under [the control of] the flesh, you must die [spiritually]; but if you put to death [i.e., stop practicing] the [sinful] habits of the body by [the power of] the Holy Spirit, you will live [spiritually].
Colossians 3:5
So, put to death [i.e., stop practicing the desires of] your physical bodies [such as] sexual immorality, [moral] impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is [in reality] idolatry.
2 Timothy 3:12
In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in [the service of] Christ will be persecuted.

Deny

Titus 2:12
It instructs us to give up ungodly living and worldly desires and to live sensible, righteous and godly lives in this present age,

Daily

1 Corinthians 15:30
interpretations given to this very difficult verse. Other possibilities are: a) "immersed in view of (being raised from) the dead," b) "immersed in view of being dead (to sin)," c) "immersed in view of (having to suffer) death," d) "immersed in view of (someday joining) the dead"].

General references

Matthew 10:38
And the person who does not accept his cross [i.e., his responsibilities with all their difficulties] and become my follower does not deserve me.