Jesus offered a convicting mandate - take up your cross and follow me! In that culture the cross was not westernized like it is in our culture as a fashion statement. It meant death.
Surrendered to the Savior
Mark 8: 34-38
For the past few weeks we have discussed some intense conversation between Jesus and the disciples. He had questioned them regarding His deity and their acceptance of Him as the Christ. While others had a skewed perception of Christ, Peter boldly, and