Pastor Ruth reminds us that humans tend to return to our “default setting” on our own. We need Jesus, he draws us to himself and sets us right.
Reading: Matthew 16:21-28
Then Jesus told his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it.Matthew 16:24-25 (NRSV)