Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.
What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?
Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me and for the gospel will save it.”
I tell you the truth, anyone who gives you a cup of water in my name because you belong to Christ will certainly not lose his reward.