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Lose Yourself

Lose Yourself
He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for My sake will find it. —Matthew 10: 39
I hear a lot of people talking today about the need to “find themselves.” But according to Jesus, the best thing you can do is to lose yourself.
Speaking to His followers one day, Jesus explained the first requirement for discipleship. “If anyone desires to come after Me,” He said, “let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me” (Luke 9: 23). To seek Jesus, you must deny self. You must give up the habit of self-centeredness.
The greatest example of selflessness the world has ever seen happened on the cross. Though His preference would have been to let that cup (the cross) pass from Him (Matthew 26: 39), Jesus laid aside His own will to obey His Father’s will.
** Lose yourself in Jesus Christ.
The one who lives only for himself and thinks only of himself will lose everything in the end. That’s because you can’t keep any of those things that you do for yourself. All the successes, all the accomplishments, all the trophies will ultimately burn in the fires that will test our works. The only things you can take with you—the only things that will last forever—are those things you do for Jesus Christ.
Want to find yourself? Want to find the deepest possible meaning in life? Then deny yourself. Lose yourself in Jesus Christ and in so doing, you will find joy and peace that will last for eternity.
Father, help us to live by these spiritual principles You have illuminated for us. Help us come to that place where it is none of self and all of Thee. Amen.

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