A few days ago, the whole country was walking with candles and torches in their hands, as it was the order of a ruler. But the order was given to us by the great ruler, Jesus Christ, to take up your cross and follow him. Jesus Christ was explaining the value of becoming his disciple during a meal at someone’s house. He said “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters–yes, even their own life–such a person cannot be my disciple. (Luke 14:26 -27)
Then he said -..those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples. (Luke 14: 35)
To be a disciple of Jesus means to live a life of sacrifice and sacrifice.
We can be believers, but becoming a disciple of Jesus is far above that. You sacrifice a lot. Many things are sacrificed. your needs, desires, your feelings, attractions of the World.
You do not compromise when you become a disciple of Jesus. You follow Jesus Christ. The Lord Jesus Christ sacrificed his life by taking up his cross to atone for the sins of mankind. You have to carry your cross. It is said that nothing is achieved without pain. If you do not have pain in life, then there will be no compassion. A person can show compassion better who gone through difficulties and trials. These days everyone is going through some grief, sorrow, and troubles. Do not be disappointed. The Lord Jesus Christ is with you. Trust him Keep their commandments.
May the Lord Jesus Christ strengthen you to take up your cross.