We are to live as dead men; Dead to fleshly desires.
Jesus said, “Follow Me”. To “follow” Him, you must “take up your cross”. We “must” become Less so that we can become oh so much more!
“Sin is basically a denial of God's right of possession.” - Edwin Louis Cole
“The first lesson in Christ's school is self-denial.” - Matthew Henry
“Self-denial is indispensable to a strong character…” - Theodore Parker
“If we do not die