How to Follow Jesus
(1) How to truly follow Jesus
If any of you wants to be my follower,
you must give up your own way,
take up your cross daily,
and follow me.
(2) How to start
If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord
and believe in your heart
that God raised him from the dead,
you will be saved.
(3) How to go to hell
Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’
will enter the kingdom of heaven,
but only the one who does the will
of my Father who is in heaven
(4) How to obey Jesus
But whoever looks intently
into the perfect law that gives freedom,
and continues in it—
not forgetting what they have heard,
but doing it—
they will be blessed in what they do.
(5) How to repent of sins
You will never succeed in life
if you try to hide your sins.
Confess them and give them up;
then God will show mercy to you.
(6) How to sin less
How can a young person maintain a pure life?
By guarding it according to your instructions.
(10) With all my heart I seek you.
Do not allow me to stray from your commands.
(11) In my heart I store up your words,
so I might not sin against you.
(7) How to pray
May your holy name be honored;
may your Kingdom come.
(3) Give us day by day the food we need.
(4) Forgive us our sins,
for we forgive everyone who does us wrong.
And do not bring us to hard testing
(8) How to protect yourself and others
But encourage one another daily,
as long as it is called “Today,”
so that none of you
may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.
(9) How to save others
2 Timothy 1:8
So never be ashamed
to tell others about our Lord. …
With the strength God gives you,
be ready to suffer …
(10) How to advance God's Kingdom
Therefore go and make disciples …
(20) teaching them to obey
everything I have commanded you.
(11) How to live your life
If you try to hang on to your life,
you will lose it.
But if you give up your life for my sake
and for the sake of the Good News,
you will save it.