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said, The Christ of God.
LUK 9:21 And he straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no
man that thing;
LUK 9:22 Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be
rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain, and
be raised the third day.
LUK 9:23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let
him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
LUK 9:24 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever
will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.
LUK 9:25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and
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