An illness that won’t go away… losing a succession of jobs… when things just keeping going wrong, one after another… you might call it bad luck, or you might call it “the cross you have to bear”. Where does this phrase come from?
After he had been condemned to death, Jesus was cruelly made to carry his own cross to the place of execution. But he also told his disciples, long before he was crucified, that they would need to carry their own cross in life and be prepared to suffer for his sake. Here are his words…
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The salt of the earth… on the straight and narrow… a baptism of fire… many everyday sayings started with Jesus. Here are 30 of them. We’ve gathered the best known modern sayings and included some notes on what they mean and where you can find them in the accounts of Jesus’ life.
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