Mark 8:31-38

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

31 a  And he began to teach them that b  the Son of Man must c  suffer many things and d  be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and e  after three days rise again. 32And he said this f  plainly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. 33But turning and seeing his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, g  Get behind me, Satan! For you h  are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man.”

34And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him i  deny himself and j  take up his cross and follow me. 35For k  whoever would save his life
The same Greek word can mean either soul or  life, depending on the context; twice in this verse and once in verse 36 and once in verse 37
will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake m  and the gospel’s will save it.
36 n  For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? 37For o  what can a man give in return for his soul? 38For p  whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this q  adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed r  when he comes in the glory of his Father with s  the holy angels.”

Mark 9:1

1And he said to them, Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not t  taste death u  until they see the kingdom of God after it has come v  with power.”

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