carry (one's) cross

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carry (one's) cross

To handle a difficult responsibility or burden on one's own. It's not an ideal situation, but we all have to carry our crosses.
See also: carry, cross
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Christ Himself said: 'No one who does not carry his cross and come after me can be a disciple' (Luke 14:27).
They were remembering the first Good Friday when Jesus was forced to carry his cross to Golgotha before being crucified.
He has to carry his cross up the hill and let himself be nailed to it.
Jesus carry his cross Filipinos help other Filipinos who are victims of abuse.
If we have to carry that Cross, remember Samuel Rutherford's wise words."When Jesus asks you to carry his Cross, he himself carries the heavier end."
Simon of Cyrene and the Legend of the Easter Egg is a children's picturebook about Simon of Cyrene, a figure in the New Testament who helped Jesus Christ carry his cross, and whose life changed forever after he met Jesus face-to-face.
The origin of the phrase comes from the story of Jesus when He carried his cross to the hill of execution and which He Himself predicted when He said that those who chose to follow Him must "forget self, (and) carry His cross".
The walk represents how Jesus was forced to carry his cross through the streets of Jerusalem before his crucifixion at Calvary outside the city walls.
The fundraising effort has been dubbed the Rufus Project, after the man who helped Jesus carry his cross. Those wishing to contribute may contact the Rufus Project, c/o Parish of St.
This represented how Jesus was forced to carry his cross through the streets of Jerusalem before his execution at Calvary outside the city walls.