The Promise – His DeathAugust 23, 2020
The Promise: His Death
- The of Jesus coming.
…you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21
“Every time you expound a Bible text, you are not finished unless you demonstrate how it shows us that we cannot save ourselves and that only Jesus can.” Tim Keller
- The of people.
…when they had crucified him… vs. 35
…those who passed by derided him… vs. 39
…the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked him… vs. 41
…the robbers who were crucified with him also reviled him… vs. 44
“Unless you see yourself standing there with the shrieking crowd, full of hostility and hatred for the holy and innocent Lamb of God, you don’t really understand the nature and depth of your sin or the necessity of the cross.” C.J. Mahaney, Living the Cross Centered Life
- The solution for .
- Satisfies God’s of my sin. 1 John 4:10
- Substitute for my . 2 Corinthians 5:21
- Saves my . Luke 19:10
“He saved others; he cannot save himself….” vs. 42a
“We never move on from the cross, only into a more profound
understanding of the cross.”
Reading for next week: Matthew 28:1-10