MY WILL OR THY WILL? The Great Hunt, The Quest for God's Will Part 3

DISCLAIMER:  this might be the most important message I've ever preached in my life.  

What does it mean to be a Christian, or a follower of Christ?  Is it just doing good deeds?  Saying a few prayers?  Going through some Christian motions?  Or is it more than that?

Jesus said “If anyone desires to come after Me (aka, be my follower), let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.” Matthew 16:24-25

What does it mean to deny oneself and to lose my life for His sake?  That's the topic of the final message in the THE GREAT HUNT: The Quest for God’sWill and it's something we all need to examine ourselves on