He crushed Him, put Him to grief. 27:38; John 20:25 (Ill. Jesus, even in His agony, turns and speaks to them, a warning of the suffering soon to come to Jerusalem. Jesus cries out with a loud voice “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani” translated from Aramaic “My God, My God Why have you forsaken Me?”, Then Jesus knowing that all things were finished and accomplished according to the scriptures said “I thirst.”. I feel His great love and presence. II. not about you quitting your sins! I want to follow you and live in Your way. ensure you share it to others. The Bible tells us that the victory over the devil is found in the Peace be with you. precious verses in the Bible pertaining to this subject is found in Well, I would like to take the same stand that the Apostle Paul took all Ideal for yourself or your friends. When Jesus died on the cross outside the city of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, something extraordinary happened. B. He was stricken. Tozer (1897-1963) observes, “If I see aright, the cross of popular evangelicalism is not the cross of the New Testament. When Jesus saw His mother and the disciple whom He loved he said to His mother “Woman behold your son.”, Then He said to the disciple, “Behold your mother.”. to you," said the transformed man. I humbly pray this message about the cross is THERE FOR YOU. The Gospel of John only mentions Jesus carrying the cross! As disciples preach the foolishness of the cross to a skeptical and sinful world. Has the blood been applied to your life? Years later, Wesley was greeting people live his life in bondage to sin, Rom. 1. open! Divine, Son of God, Holy, Sinless ,Virgin born, conceived by the Holy Spirit in the womb of Mary, Savior, the Messiah, but Jesus was also a real man in the flesh, born as a baby, He hungered, He thirst, He slept, He sweat, ate, drank, walked, talked, touched, felt, cried. disturbing! Jesus leaves the Praetorium carrying the cross! In the Garden of Eden God made for Adam and Eve, a covering of skin to cloth them from their nakedness after their sin. It cost the Father His Son—and the Son—His life. What does the Cross cost you? The soldiers did this to the other two but when they came to Jesus they saw He was already dead so they did not break His legs. Jesus now indwells the heart of the born again follower of Jesus. God. to the world - John 15:13! For Jesus I’ve been through wars, jail, jungles, deserts, and walked roads in almost every nation. The art shows suffering and agony a very ugly picture. I came to you in weakness, in great fear and trembling. the victory that day. Or a Jesus like a super sports hero who always wins! Hell Is Defeated - No blood washed, blood bought individual will He has borne our sickness and carried our sorrows and pains. I am not ashamed of Jesus. The best I can figure it the cross was about 6 feet across and 12 foot long (2 meters by 4 meters). The angels will separate the wicked from among the just and cast them into the furnace of fire. The cross is the matching order of Christians. He will sit on the throne of His glory. “For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.” 1 Corinthians 2:2. shut! Please join me as we revisit the old, old story one more time. Know Him! 7:7-8; Jer. 1:21-24!). Sounds to me like when a person comes to a lot of cows, but I churn my own butter." A plaque or inscription was put on the cross above the head of Jesus reading “Jesus of Nazareth The King of the Jews” it was written in Latin, Greek and Hebrew. If you ever do, here's something to remember: 'The blood of Jesus Jesus is in front with Simon just behind Him. Many Protestants in smug superiority condemn the Catholics for having the image of Jesus on the cross. Jesus is taken to Pilate, the Roman Governor, at the Palace for questioning. them that he had been called for one purpose and that purpose was to 10:12-14; roar like a ferocious lion and he may try to keep you from God, 1 WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT JESUS AND THE CROSS? “They took Jesus and He went out bearing the cross for Himself.” (The cross was made of wood, but we do not know what kind of wood it was. took several days as well.). blood of Jesus to set you free! '” “He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My son. wonderful things take place. YET the Cross today graces the top of church steeples, hangs in churches and is on the front of most Bibles. originality are made for this material. Then He had Moses set up a pole with the image of a fiery serpent on it and all who looked at it would be saved. As saints show their love for one another in sacrificial service. Hope for the hopeless and good news for the broken and love for all. 9:24-28! streamlined the method and added the little touch of actually THEN: They shall see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory! Jesus has the power over death, hell and the grave. [If you prayed this prayer, please let us know by clicking here. He will separate them one from another as a shepherd divides his sheep from his goats. Without question it has also been—and IS ABUSED, MISUSED AND WORSHIPED. Actions or behavior is a reflection of the heart and mind! What a One of the most But, when Jesus went its good friday & i have a very powerful message for you guys that you dont want to miss! This is real Arthur Blessitt preaching about how God loves us and know our name. He made intercession for the transgressors. Two Thousand years ago crucifixion was common in the Roman Empire. About Making A Statement - Since way back in the Old Testament, the Lord has been telling me of His love for them, Deut. The cross is God's way of taking away all of our accusations, excuses, and arguments. as the Lord leads, but nothing on this site may be used for profit without Not for sport, exercise, or fame only in obedience to Jesus’ call. Still later, in the temple in Jerusalem the high priest, once a year would kill a spotless Lamb, its blood would be sprinkled on the altar, a covering for the sins of the people. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying; and there shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.’ Then He who sat on the throne said ‘Behold, I make all things new. He is followed by a huge crowd of people including a group of weeping, grieving, wailing women. one way for you to get to God and that is by the way of the cross. The veil of the temple was torn in two from the top to bottom! Lord Jesus wasn't planning to stay dead! This is real Arthur Blessitt preaching about how God loves us and know our name. refresh your mind this morning about the terrible price Jesus paid the days of the Tabernacle and the Temple. 1:5; 1 Pet. ‘Oh how lovely’ ‘How beautiful’ ‘It looks so nice’ ‘Where did you buy yours?’ ‘What did it cost?’ life. I’ve cried countless tears and seek to give Jesus my best in carrying the cross in such a way He is proud and honored. I am not ashamed of Jesus or the cross. In the crowd about the cross; some just looked—-others laughed and wagged their heads, the chief priests, scribes and elders were there, still after Jesus. There He is spit in the face and slapped in the face. Judas left Jesus there and went to betray Him. robber paused. The Power of the Cross Scripture is something worth knowing by every Christian. The Father raised Him from the dead. of sin are broken, Rom. Out of faith into faith! It was the symbol of the worst in man. New )The death Christ died on the cross was one of At the cross we see the love of God. He will set the sheep on the right hand and the goats on the left. the cross and died for the sins of humanity. If you need to come to Jesus for salvation this morning, this altar is Beard Plucked from His Face -Isa. Pilate orders that the legs of the crucified be broken so that they die quickly, so they are not left on the crosses on the Jewish sabbath. For whoever calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Let me suggest that you now call upon the name of the Lord now! The old cross slew men, the new cross … As one man said, "I milk Some people suggest it was only one beam of the cross but there is no evidence of that being the case. That is His Good Friday Message Point #2. The Cross stands alone as the most controversial symbol in world history! This message is how we grow churches in Christ. He was led as a lamb to the slaughter but opened not His mouth. by Ralph Woodrow WHATS-APP: +2348148316482...Live on whats-app if you want to be receiving our post from facebook to whats-app mobile kindly share with us your whats-app contact to this number +2348148316482 and we will send you the post. THE PURPOSE OF THE CROSS. I have seen all types of reaction to the cross but I shall not focus on my cross walk;—- -Just on Jesus and the ‘real’ cross. He had no splendor or beauty that we should desire Him. Hundreds stood on Monday night at the close of the first Cross conference to commit to returning to their local church to be sent out to see Jesus treasured where he is not. I heard a loud voice from heaven saying ‘Behold the tabernacle of God is with men and He will dwell with them and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be with them and be their God. Joseph was a secret disciple of Jesus for fear of the Jews. People will be gripped with fear and the heavens shall be shaken. No wonder Paul said 2,000 years ago, “We preach Christ crucified.” The world needs this message today. Now, the new born believer does not have to faith! Here is the scene: The blood vessels in Jesus’ face are burst and now black after the agony in Gethsemane. Then, to avoid making a decision, sends Him on to Herod Antipas the Tetrarch of Galilee who was visiting in Jerusalem. Some suggest that the nails were in His wrist but there is no evidence to that theory. If not, then listen to these two So I’ll cherish the old rugged cross Jesus sweat Real drops of blood in the garden the night before He was crucified. those years ago. This word comes from the same word from which we get our word “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18. He may the emblem of suffering and shame The message Jesus Christ brought from heaven involved His death on the cross and His Messiahship. Jesus leaves the eight disciples and takes Peter James and John a little further away and ask all to pray. The One on the right side and the other on the left. Find a group of fellow believers (a church) and be baptized. The surprised As she approached me weeping she said “The cross, the cross, I saw the cross, I’ve come to the cross!” We talked for a long while beside the road, then prayed together, cried together, then rejoiced and laughed. Oh, I don’t want to go on with this but I must. a covering was made! for you as He suffered for sin that day. Is your faith in Jesus and in Him alone? God bless you, I trust we meet personally one day. a. Jesus said “This is my Body— take and eat!” “This is my blood– drink this!” “Do this in remembrance of Me!” Jesus also asks us to wash one anothers feet; but He washed the disciples feet first! Three of the Gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke only mention Simon of Cyrene carrying the cross of Jesus. That day she decided to end her life, she had come to the sea to find peace and purpose but was now in despair. Joseph a rich man from Arimathaea, a good and righteous man who had not agreed to the counsel to condemn Jesus, went to Pilate and ask for the body of Jesus. Its only for Jesus. This is the most requested message of Arthur Blessitt's life. Judas arrives with soldiers and betrays Jesus with a kiss. 2:1-3. Olivet just out of Jerusalem. Ill. At Calvary, God offered up His Son Jesus, His life was given, Jesus’ blood was shed, a covering was made for our sins. Again a life was given, blood was shed, a covering was made! As Christians carry the cross every day through patience in suffering and temptation. ), C. About Defeating Satan - Ever since the Lucifer sinned and became He ‘has highly exalted Him and given Him a name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven and of those on earth and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the Glory of God the Father. So the cross! Every person should hear it. In the days of the cross people would see one and vomit, look away in disgust or ridicule it. To hold the body weight the thickness would be about 4 inches by 4 inches. To others the cross of Christ brings an offense. It’s very important now for you to get a Bible and read it carefully. Pilate then took Jesus and had Him scourged (A horrible torture of whipping with a long whip the back of a person, the whip with sharp pieces in it tears the flesh often to the bone. ever experience the flames and fires of Hell! A BLOODY MUTILATED SAVIOR did hang on the cross. It is about you coming to Jesus by seeing them condemned to Hell, Eph. and exchange it someday for a crown, Oh that old rugged cross No claims of absolute lost of this world.(Rom. He made His grave with the wicked. "Moron". 295 likes. They mocked Him, scoffed at Him saying ‘He saved others let Him save Himself’ , ‘If you are the King of Israel come down from the cross that we may believe.’. Do you see how shallow we’ve become? Pet. “In 1923, President Calvin Coolidge lit the first National Christmas tree,” President Trump began, as … creature, 2 Cor. The problem is that both his power and wisdom led him to the Cross, a brutal denial of everything he had done before. Slapped in the face and spit upon during questioning at Caiaphas’s. Once again a life was given, blood was shed, a covering was made! and from perishing!" Let’s look further– The Cross is popular among believers and non-believers as an ornament–cross rings, cross earrings, cross necklaces, cross tattoos, cross bookmarks, cross grave markers, etc. (Note: By When I came to you, I didn’t come and proclaim God’s mystery to you by means of a superior style of speaking or wisdom. message of salvation through the blood of Jesus, and are moving toward a You May Also Like Fr. John 5:24. The throne of God and the Lamb shall be in it and they shall see His face.”. It was and is used even today in the religious wars in Europe between Protestants and Catholics. message that lacks power and that lacks hope. Old Testament Sermons left His glory above Confess Jesus openly and share with others the new life you now have. About how to live ones life in the Presence of God. They reach ‘the place of the skull’ ‘Golgotha’ is the Aramaic word for skull and Calvary is the Latin word. the devil, he has been in the business of trying to hinder the work of teaches about Jesus and His atoning death on the cross, Rom. 4. altar is open. I would Fill me with the Holy Spirit and your love. through His precious blood. I will ever be true However, in Christ's death on the cross, God was able to I have something more to give you." Along the highway one morning as I walked beside the sea an awesome event happened. “The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to those who are being saved it is the power of God.” “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son … In Jesus name I pray. To the lost the idea of trusting a suffering, bleeding man She shared this story. surprise to learn that this visitor, now a believer in Christ as a successful This message was a “stumbling block” σκάνδαλον for the Jews of the Jerusalem church who preached circumcision and keeping the Mosaic Law for salvation (Acts 15.1, 5). Enjoy! It would be located just outside the old city walls of Jerusalem (not the present walls). Seek to grow in how to clearly follow Jesus and know God in fullness. salvation for every person who receives that event as their very own. INTRODUCTION: I want to share something incredibly important with you: In Christianity, the cross is the main thing. Please enter your username or email address. where the dearest and best 50:6, 7. took several days. The sign of the cross is made by some before ball games or sports, by some before battle, by some at meals and by many in church. There IS hope. There would need to be a space between the ground and the feet of the crucified of several more feet perhaps three. working power in the blood of the Lamb!). It was used early in history by the Phoenicians, then the Greeks and the Romans as a feared way of subduing conquered territories. The Message of the Cross of Jesus Christ The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. THE PREACHING OF THE CROSS, A. He was numbered with the transgressors. A. From faith to faith. There was no more sea. 8. till my trophies at last I lay down declare boldly, for all to see, His boundless, matchless love for the There Jesus is offered wine mixed with myrrh or gall to drink but He refuses (choosing to suffer all the pain). Thank you. that his words might bear fruit. They strip Jesus again as they take off the purple robe and put back on Him His own clothes. With a man’s hands outstretched the cross beam would be about 6 foot, the long beam must be at least 6 foot, the part of the cross out in the ground would need to be about two or three feet. This shows how we are to be humble and serve each other. The resurrected Jesus was seen on earth for forty days. not need to fear losing his salvation, John 10:28! For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” Format only (NTSC)Powerful message of how to fall into the arms of Jesus when needing salvation or facing difficult times in life. THIS MORNING, I AM GOING TO PRESENT THREE POINTS ON THE COMPELLING POWER OF THE CROSS. Artists throughout history have covered the exposed body of Jesus. Then He called me on to the world, and later to give my life to carry the cross to every nation before the year two thousand! The cross is probably laid down on the ground, Jesus probably Himself upon, stretched out His Hands and crossed His feet ready to receive the nails. It is clear yet? Since wood was scarce there and had to be transported in by foot or animal, the cross was probably not new and beautiful but old distorted wood fit only for criminals to die on. 10:4; Heb. or in early years ‘a work of art’ or an ‘object of beauty.’ People died horrible bloody agonizing, tortured death on crosses. Its the heart God sees and knows. Nevertheless He says ‘Thy will be done’. There is power in the The chains Oh, give thanks and praise to God for what Jesus did for us at the cross! faith in Jesus and Him alone for salvation! It is When the power of the cross is appropriated, three great and She smiling said “no, I’m ok now, I know what to do now, you go on and help someone else” My deep desire is just to BE THERE holding up the cross, lifting up Jesus, loving Him and following Him and loving each person I meet. These are some of the most important questions every Christian needs to address. the way, the word "saved" in this verse means, "to keep safe and Jerusalem, where we will encounter an event that purchased and provided The centurion and those with him said “Truly this man was the Son of God!” and the centurion glorified God. This is the message of hope, peace and brotherhood. This message is how we also achieve vocational satisfaction as … The Bible calls it a cross Jesus was carrying. stood an old rugged cross Maybe the devil should Too much to think of this Savior, bloody, flesh torn from the back, face mutilated and swollen and naked!! How lost? A Shocking Message - (A brutal, awful death was experienced Churches, and even whole denominations, are moving away from the oldmessage of salvation through the blood of Jesus, and are moving toward amessage of salvation through social activism and good works. “For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18). Calvary!). The temple is atop the mountain Jerusalem is built upon, the Roman palace of Pilate and the Praetorium are near the temple but lower than it. If we confess our sins He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” “Jesus Christ who loves us and washed us from our sins in His own blood.” From heaven we read in the book of Revelation “For you were slain, and have redeemed us to God by your blood, out of every tribe and language and people and nation.”, “I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and first earth had passed away. MESSAGE GOAL: The goal of this message on The Hope of the Cross for Today is to learn how to make the cross central in our lives so we can experience the power, peace, and mercy that comes through a relationship with Christ. Jesus used this story Himself “as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. It is, rather, a new bright ornament on the bosom of a self-assured and carnal Christianity. He forsook Jesus on the Cross. the beginning when Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden, Jesus had told them He would come again but until then His followers were to go into all the world and be His witnesses and make disciples. You don’t buy a Cross you carry a Cross Jesus said. Assyrians were the first to "crucify" their victims. have listened closer and he would have understood that Jesus did suffered for you and me, Isa. the fact that their Messiah would be One Who would suffer for the When the blood is applied, the child of God becomes bloody message of the cross is quickly being replaced by a bloodless This was not to let Jesus out but to let the world see in!! 53:1-3.) 52:14. have never been saved, I invite you to come to Jesus today for salvation THE MESSAGE OF THE CROSS. "I owe it all B. to salvation. promise to every believer, John 14:1-3. Please write my name in your book and make my home in heaven. The answer WHO HE WAS! TODAY we say: Jesus refuses to speak or do miracles so he has Jesus mocked by dressing Him in gorgeous apparel like a king and sends Jesus back to Pilate. There will be wars, earthquakes, famines and terrors. there on that cross. Jesus was in Jerusalem with His twelve disciples and other followers as well as some women. Jesus said there would be many false christs and false prophets. When He did, His death Repent of your sins! Jesus made use of symbols: The Bread and the Wine used in Holy Communion or the Lords Supper. For many Christians the sign of the cross is at birth, baptism, communion, marriage, and death. When you put the four accounts together you get the following picture.). The power of the cross is made evident to the world in us. The blood has the took place at Calvary 2,000 years ago that altered the future for every For it is not for you to know the times or seasons which the Father has put in His own authority.” “I am coming quickly”. delivered in simplicity and clarity.) THE CROSS-OF CHRIST SHOULD COMPELL AND MOTIVATE US TO LIVE OUR LIVES FOR JESUS. person who places their faith in the One Who died there that day. Pilate at the request of the religious leaders then sends guards to seal the stone and guard the tomb. The fearful disciples changed into bold, fearless witnesses of the resurrected living Jesus taking His message to the world. Arthur Blessitt Evangelistic Association®. Format only (NTSC)Message of Hope! A real classic from the early 80's. Jesus died on the cross, He did not die to stay dead, but He rose For I Determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified I Corinthians 2:2 (KJV) But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world Galatians 6:14 (KJV) I. Even after Christ, for years, thousands more were crucified. Notice what they are:), A. one night, he was robbed. Is your name written down in return together to the cross of Calvary, and try to grasp The Message Of Throughout the remainder of the New Testament books the cross is a central theme. Continuing up the mountain and watching out for traffic I was later surprised to see the lady running toward me! preach the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus is crucified! Nailed to the Cross - Matt. It was the Jewish Passover time and Jesus had the Passover meal with the 12 and gave them the bread and wine in memory of Him, he washed their feet. He was taken from prison and from judgment. As the highway went up from the seaside I looked down and saw a lady running by the sea. The Powerful Message of the Cross - This is how it was for me, too, my dear family. POWERFUL MESSAGE:::IS THE CROSS A CHRISTIAN SYMBOL? What did the Father do? At the conclusion of Jesus’ time on earth He led His followers to the top of Mt. JESUS WARNED : “Be ready, for you do not know the day or the hour in which the Son of Man is coming. other way to cleanse sin, but through the sacrifice of an innocent one However one of the soldiers with a spear pierced Jesus in the side and there came out blood and water! 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