THE CROSS, EASTER 2021April 4, 2021
Galatians 2:11- 21 ESV
The goal of this message on The Hope of the Cross for Today is to help Christians find their identity in the cross, to die to self, and to experience the power of Christ in their daily lives.
1. The cross is central to a Christian’s
Examine the role the cross plays in your personal identity
Make the cross the centerpiece of your identity
When you became a Christian, a legal transaction took place that justified
you and made you one with Christ.
2. The cross established a newpoint
Allow your oneness with Christ to influence your thoughts, actions, and decisions
1 Corinthians 15:31
Choose to die to yourself and live for God
There can be no resurrection without a crucifixion.
3. How to with the cross
Live by the faith of the Son of God
Put your faith in the only worthy object
Jesus Christ is the only One worthy of your faith.
4. The cross gives us
Identify with the Cross of Jesus and find strength
Allow Christ to empower your mortal body for His service
5. with the cross through , not rules
Don’t add anything to the cross
Open the door to God’s blessing by identifying with the cross