What does death look like in the living?

I’m clinging tight to Jesus in these days approaching the cross. I know this Easter story. It’s etched on my heart. But I cling, not because I’m afraid of Jesus dying (I know what follows Good Friday)….but that he calls me to die with him. If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me and for the gospel will save it. These words of Jesus are strong. They cut right through our “Christians have […]