The Prayer of Commitment (7 of 8) by Ernest Easley

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The Seven Sayings from the Cross
The Prayer of Commitment
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Luke 23.44-46
March 31, 1996

Take God's Word and turn please to the gospel according to Luke! The good news according to Dr. Luke. And what good-news he gives us!

Friend ... I want to show you from the Word of God this morning the secret to ultimate living! How you can live life at it's best!

Now .. it would be foolish for you to say to me, "Pastor Easley, I don't want to live life at it's best. I don't care to know how to live the ultimate life."

I believe you really want too! I believe you want to live the best life possible! I really do! And I can prove it! You wouldn't be here this morning if you didn't! You wouldn't have turned your television set on if you weren't looking and hoping to find a real and meaningful life!

And in the next few minutes ... I want to tell you from the infallible Word of God how live life with a purpose and with power and with pleasure!

In fact ... you're going to learn today that no body in West Texas can life better than you. And it all begins at the cross!

For several weeks we have stood at the foot of the cross where we see man at his worst and God at His best! At the cross ... we see God's greatest work and we hear God's greatest words!

Now ... to many ... the cross of Jesus Christ is foolish! That's what Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 1.18, "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." To those who are perishing the cross is foolishness. To those being saved .. the cross is the power of God!

"There is power, power, wonder-working power in the precious blood of the lamb." These are the last words Jesus Christ spoke while hanging on that old rugged cross. This morning .. we come to the seventh and final saying from the cross.

These final words are Personal words .... for they come from the very heart of God. They are perti ...

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