Jesus said to him, "'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the first and great commandment.

- Matt 22:37

In light of the Word of God, all men stand condemed. But there is salvation for those who have been buried with Christ in baptism.

And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.'

- Acts 22:16

Having been saved by the blood of Christ we are not our own, but purchaced bond-servants of the most high God; called to serve Christ.

Then He said to them all, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.

- Luke 9:23