Themes of the Cross

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18; Luke 9:23 The themes associated with Christ’s cross extend to ours as well. Love “God so loved the world…” (John 3:16) Jesus laid down His life for us (John 10:17-18) Our following Christ & enduring all things must be done in love (John 14:15; Matthew 22:36-40) Grace Man’s condition before the […]

What Happened At The Cross?

Darkness Fell Upon the Land (Matthew 27:45) In Scriptures, darkness is used to depict evil, sin, separation from God Man is in darkness & without hope when he rejects Christ (John 8:34-36; Hebrews 10:26-29) The Veil of the Temple was Torn in Two (Matthew 27:51) Veil separated holy place from the most holy place (Exodus […]

What the Cross Represents

Text: Galatians 6:14 The Cross of Christ A symbol of death (Acts 2:23) A symbol of rejection (Matthew 23:37; John 19:15) A symbol of humiliation (Hebrews 12:2) A symbol of rebellion (John 19:12) A symbol of submission (Philippians 2:8) Our Cross (Luke 9:23) A symbol of death (Romans 6:3-6,11) A symbol of rejection (1 Peter […]

Uncertainty of Salvation

Text: John 8 God Doing His Part is Certain Jesus did the Father’s will (v. 28-29,55) Certain knowledge of His purpose/mission (v. 14) He would complete His mission (v. 21) Man Doing His Part is Uncertain – we must remove hindrances and meet the conditions Hindrances to Salvation Misunderstanding the truth (v. 22,25,27,43,48,52) Ignoring reality […]

If _____, How Say Some Among You That _____?

[Sermon delivered by Ross Conley] Text: 1 Corinthians 15:12 Resurrection – If Christ rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection? Old Law – If the Old Law has been done away, how say some among you that we are to keep the law? (Colossians 2:14) Second Coming – […]

The Word of the Cross

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18 Paul’s Duty to Preach (v. 17) Two Opinions of the Gospel (1:18-2:5) Why is it Seen as Foolishness? The rejection of Christ Spiritual, not physical kingdom Call to sacrifice How is it the Power of God? This is how He chose to save us It shows what God has done It […]