Opening Sentence

Jesus said, "Those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake, and for the sake of the gospel, will save it."

Mark 8.35

Neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8. 38, 39

Gospel Sentence

Alleluia! Alleluia! The one who endures to the end will be saved. Alleluia!

Matthew 10.22

Alleluia! Alleluia! Whoever would become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. Alleluia!

Matthew 16.24

Post-Communion Sentence

Jesus said, "Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit."

John 12.24

If we have died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him.

John 6.8