Mere Christianity

What does Lewis mean... in order to experience this transformation there must be a real giving up of the self?

In Mere Christianity, book four chapter eleven, what does Lewis mean... In order to experience this transformation... "there must be a real giving up of the self." ?

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Lewis means that accepting the gift and transformative powers of Christ demands the giving up of the self and the ego. Christ and the needs of others must come before the desires of the self.