Last Word: Following For the last few miles it was all downhill. But now Jesus was pulling into the most scenic service station imaginable. For Caesarea Philippi was no tacky M6 Todhills (recently voted the worst pitstop in the country); it was one of the lushest valleys in Palestine. Jonathan Worsley, Editor photo: iStock Accordingly, it was the perfect place to ask the question. No, not: ‘Who wants to come with me to buy some overpriced confectionery?’ but: ‘Who wants to drive on to death?’ Mark 8:34: ‘Then He called the crowd to Him along with His disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me”.’ subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.