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Series: THE SEVEN SAYINGS FROM THE CROSS
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
John 19:25-27; Matthew 27:45-47
March 13, 2005
What wonderful singing! I know that you will want to join us here on March 25th at 7:00 p.m... that is Good Friday .. as we launch the Easter weekend together. Our wonderful choirs will be singing. Will Goodwin and our Praise Team for our 11:00 a.m. worship will be singing as well. Our inspiring orchestra will be playing and I will bring a brief message on the last saying from the cross.
It is going to be an incredible night of worship and I know you will want to be here with a friend or neighbor with you. That night we are going to fill this building as a testimony of our love for Jesus!
And then on Easter Sunday .. we will have two identical worship gatherings. The first worship gathering will be at 8:30 a.m. and the second one will be at 11:00 a.m. And again .. all of our choirs .. our orchestra .. Will Goodwin and the Praise Team will team-up to lead us in an exciting hour of worship as we celebrate the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ! You will not want to miss this special Easter Weekend Celebration!
Now join me in the gospel according to John 19 where we once again find ourselves at Calvary where Jesus "gave Himself a ransom for all" (1 Tim 2.6) .. where Jesus "demonstrated His love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us" (Rm 5.8) .. where "He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him" (2 Cor 5.21).
After going through a mockery of trail .. beaten to a pulp .. a crown of thorns pressed upon His head .. stripped and then nailed to a cross .. His side pierced .. then hanging on the cross Jesus spoke seven final sayings. And it is those seven last sayings that we're listening to on these Sunday mornings as we make our way to Good Friday where we will hear the last saying Jesus spoke from the cross.
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