Jesus keeps telling the disciples what’s going to happen. The first time he told them, he told them that he would be rejected by the Jewish authorities and killed. And, after three days, he would rise again. And Peter didn’t think that sounded very messianic. And Jesus told him that he was setting his mind on human things and not on divine things. And then he called the disciples together and told them that if they wanted to follow him, then they had to pick up their crosses and follow him. The second time he told them, he told them that…
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