The greatest among you must be a servant.
Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.
Then he said to the crowd, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross daily, and follow me.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.
“Arise, Jerusalem! Let your light shine for all to see. For the glory of the Lord rises to shine on you.
Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.