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The Glory of the Cross (3 of 4)
Series: The Old Rugged Cross
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. WE ARE TO GLORY IN THE PERSON WHO DEED ON THE CROSS
But God forbid that I should glory except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Galatians 6:14a
Insight: It is not the cross that makes Christ so special, it is Christ who makes the cross so special.
A. It is the cross of the Lord - this tells us that He is our... (master)...
1. Referring to His sovereign authority.
B. It is the cross of the Lord Jesus - this tells us He is our... (mediator)...
You shall call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21
1. Telling us of His saving ability.
C. It is the cross of the Lord Jesus Christ - this tells us He is our... (Messiah)......
1. Referring to His sufficient authority.
II. WE ARE TO GLORY IN THE PURPOSE DECLARED BY THE CROSS
This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. I John 4:10 ( ...
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