Mark 8:34—38 // What Does it Mean to Take Up Your Cross

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In this lab, Pastor John reminds us that following Jesus isn’t about a Sunday morning commitment, it’s about carrying your cross every morning. For the study guide visit

Bible References

Mark 8:34–38