Take up Your Cross Daily and Follow Me

In this video I talk about what this message of Jesus means (to take up your cross daily and follow Him), especially to those who assume any kind of leadership role in Christianity.

Scroll down for video transcript.

When you are saved by Yeshua and receive the Holy Spirit, and grow in the grace of God, you soon understand what it really means to take up your cross daily and follow Jesus (Luke 9:23). Because as soon as you receive the Spirit from Heaven, you become the enemy of the world.

It gets not better when you grow in Christ, but worse, because the more you become similar to the heavenly family above, the more the world hates you.

When you grow beyond only speaking about the love of Jesus but your thought patterns become more and more holy, and this holiness then starts being reflected in your entire life, from the way that you speak to the way that you dress, and indeed you find Christ living in you and directing you, you will have to face some serious attacks from the world which belongs to the beast. And those who were not careful enough to count the cost (Luke 14:28) and can no longer bear their cross – for it is very heavy – they would have to face the ridicule of this world when they give up, as it’s told by Jesus in Luke 14:29-30. Read more…