“If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.” (Luke 9:23, NASB)
Jesus, these same words that you spoke to Your disciples so long ago,
You speak to me today.
You want me to know You.
You want to be close to me always.
But I must set aside my own plans and selfish interests.
I must be ready to follow You, even if it means discomfort and sacrifice.
Lord Jesus, I don’t know what’s best for me.
But I believe that You do.
I love You, and I trust You.
Lord Jesus, today
I set aside my plans and