The Carrying of the Cross

4th Sor

Let us take strength from Christ and give strength to others by cheerfully bearing our crosses, whatever they may be.

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  1. If anyone wants to be a follower of mine, let him renounce himself. (Luke 9:23)
  2. And take up his cross every day and follow me. (Luke 9:23)
  3. And carrying His own cross they led Him out to crucify Him. (John 19:17; Mark 15:21)
  4. And they seized one a man, Simon from Cyrene, and made him shoulder the cross and carry it behind Jesus. (Luke 23:26)
  5. Shoulder My yoke and learn from Me. (Matt 11:29)
  6. For I am gentle and humble in heart. (Matt 11:29)
  7. And you will find rest for your souls. Yes, My yoke is easy and My burden light. (Matt 11:29, 30)
  8. Large numbers of people followed Him, and of women too, who mourned and lamented for Him. (Luke 23:27)
  9. But Jesus turned to them and said, 'Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me; weep rather for yourselves and for your children. (Luke 23:28)
  10. For if men use the green wood like this, what will happen when it is dry? (Luke 23:31)
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