by Frank Damazio

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Amazing Cross Of Jesus (3 of 5)
Series: Amazing Jesus
Frank Damazio

INTRODUCTION: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 is a creed recited in the early church, the whole gospel in a few verses. The scriptures are the best source to understand the purpose and power of Christ's death. The testimony of the scriptures is overwhelming as we consider the importance and meaning of Christ's death. It indeed makes His death unique, incomparable, infinite and of eternal value. Christ Himself predicted the fact and manner of His death and taught that His death had a universal significance. "Literally the word passion means suffering. It conveys the idea of intense suffering, suffering that involves the inner as well as the outer being, his soul and spirit as well as his rent body." (Psalm 22:14-15; 1 Peter 2:24; Colossians 1:20)

Psalm 22:14-15 I am poured out like water, And all My bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It has melted within Me. My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And My tongue clings to My jaws; You have brought Me to the dust of death.

Isaiah 53:5 But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.

Colossians 1:20 and by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross.

Revelation 1:5-6 and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth. To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood, and has made us kings and priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever.

1 Peter 2:24 who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness- by whose stripes you were healed.


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