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From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life. Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. “Never, Lord!” he said. “This shall never happen to you!” Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely human concerns.” Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
Matthew 16:21-24 NIV
God, You are in control. Teach us to trust you enough to let go. Show us the ways we have either controlled or allowed control to come into our relationships. Give us strength to draw a line in the sand and follow after you with everything we’ve got. In Jesus’ name, amen.
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