As we journey soon into the new beginnings of post-Labor Day autumn, what will it mean to deny ourselves, take up our crosses, and follow Jesus? More, certainly, than giving up a few things; more than suffering as part of the human condition; more than moving forward on new paths—peering into autumn’s transitions, we belong to another.
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Skinner, Matthew L. “Denying Self, Bearing a Cross, and Following Jesus: Unpacking the Imperatives of Mark 8:34.” Word & World23, no. 3 (2003): 321–31.
Skinner, Matthew L., "Denying Self, Bearing a Cross, and Following Jesus: Unpacking the Imperatives of Mark 8:34" (2003). Faculty Publications. 195.