25 Now 1large crowds were going along with Him; and He turned and said to them,
27 “Whoever does not acarry his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.
31 “Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and aconsider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
32 “Or else, while the other is still far away, he sends 1a delegation and asks for terms of peace.
33 “So then, none of you can be My disciple who adoes not give up all his own possessions.
34 “Therefore, salt is good; but aif even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be seasoned?