Contributed by Roger Haugen on Mar 17, 2003
Jesus instructs us, if we want to be a follower, to deny ourselves, pick up our cross and follow.
2 Lent B Mark 8:31-38 16 March 2003
Rev. Roger Haugen
Just verses before we have Peter declaring, “You are the Christ, the son of the living God!” Jesus is the Messiah, the one who has come to save his people, to lift them above the “oppressor’s rod”, to bring about the Kingdom of God where