The Way of the CrossNovember 8, 2020
The Way of the Cross
“What dominated His mind was not the living but the giving of his life.”
-John Stott, The Cross of Christ
- Jesus is very regarding the path to eternal life with Him. vs. 24
- We _______ to Him.
- We _______ ourselves.
“Self-denial is not denying to ourselves luxuries such as chocolates, cakes, cigarettes and cocktails (although it might include this); it is actually denying or disowning ourselves, renouncing our supposed right to go our own way.” -John R.W. Stott, The Cross of Christ
- We take up a cross daily and Him.
- Our attempts for will not work. vs.25-26
“What carelessness and brutal stupidity is this, that men are so strongly attached to the world, and so much occupied with its affairs, as not to consider why they were born, and that God gave them an immortal soul, in order that, when the course of this earthly life is finished, they might live eternally in heaven.” -John Calvin
- You and I will pay for our sins, or will pay for our sins. vs. 27-28