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Lessons From the Cross

Lessons From the Cross - The Cross Rescues My Life

TRUTH: Jesus is alive and I can have hope! • April 21, 2019 • Jason Smith

TRUTH: Jesus is alive and I can have hope! 1. Jesus life brings hope to all who are fearful John 19:38-39 :: After these things Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus, and Pilate gave him permission. So he came and took away his body. Nicodemus also, who earlier had come to Jesus by night, came bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds in weight. 2. Jesus life brings hope to all who are marginalized John 20:1 :: Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 3. Jesus life brings hope to all who are failing John 20:3 :: So Peter went out with the other disciple, and they were going toward the tomb. 4. Jesus life brings hope to all who are denying John 20:8 :: Then the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went in, and he saw and believed 5. Jesus life brings hope to all who are doubting John 20:25 :: So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger into the mark of the nails, and place my hand into his side, I will never believe.”

Lessons From the Cross - The Cross Redeems My Past

TRUTH: Jesus death brings me life! • April 14, 2019 • Jason Smith

TRUTH: Jesus death brings me life! 1. I am a sinner Romans 3:23 :: for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God 2. My sin separates me from God Romans 6:23 :: For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. 3. Christ died to clear my sin 1 Corinthians 15:3 :: For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures 4. Christ’s death means my present and future have hope 1 Peter 2:24 :: He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Lessons From the Cross - The Cross Reorders My World

TRUTH: God has made foolish the wisdom of the world • April 7, 2019 • Jason Smith

TRUTH: God has made foolish the wisdom of the world 1. To be first, I must be last Matthew 19:30 :: But many who are first will be last, and the last first. 2. To be great, I must be least Luke 9:48 :: and said to them, “Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For he who is least among you all is the one who is great.” 3. To be alive, I must die John 12:25 :: Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.