Can someone explain this verse to me? Christ asked us to "carry our crosses ... and follow Him".
Please answer the following points:
a) what exactly is your cross?
b) How exactly do you carry your cross (please give 3 examples)?
c) How do you not carry your cross (give 3 examples),
d) How do you avoid carrying your cross (2 examples)?
e) 1) I thought Christ carried our cross on our behalf (true or false?)? (please explain)
e) 2) What then is left for us to carry??
f) What are the consequences of not carrying your cross?
g) 1) How can you "lighten" the cross you are carrying?
g) 2) What are the consequences of doing so?
h) Can you carry someone else's cross?
i) Can you help someone to carry their cross??
Please keep your answers structured, clear and concise, and no more than 400 words per section.
You may use references where possible.
No long essays.