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 148  COST of DISCIPLESHIP
Matt 16 Mark 8 Luke 9
24 Then Jesus told  34  And he called to him    
      the multitude    
  his disciples,   with his disciples,    
      and said to them,  23  And he said to all,
  "If any man would come   "If any man would come   "If any man would come
  after me,   after me,   after me,
  let him deny himself   let him deny himself   let him deny himself
  and take up his cross   and take up his cross   and take up his cross
          daily
  and follow me.   and follow me.   and follow me.
25** For whoever 35** For whoever 24** For whoever
  would save his life   would save his life   would save his life
  will lose it;   will lose it;   will lose it;
  and whoever loses his life   and whoever loses his life   and whoever loses his life
  for my sake,   for my sake,   for my sake,
      and the gospel's    
  will find it.   will save it.   he will save it.
26 For 36 For 25 For
  what will it profit a man,   what does it profit a man,   what does it profit a man,
  if he gains the whole world   to gain the whole world   if he gains the whole world
          and loses
  and forfeits his life?   and forfeit his life?   or forfeits himself?
  Or what shall a man give 37 For what can a man give    
  in return for his life?   in return for his life?    

 

**Note: Another version of this paradox is presented in other contexts by Matthew & Luke,
but not by Mark

Color Code
 Blue  Three texts use same vocabulary.
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black   Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel elements in this gospel.
*  Same wording, different order.
 148   Sequence in synoptic outlines

 

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