The Last Week

The Last Week

“The Message of the Cross”

1 Corinthians 2:1-5 I. The cross was part of God’s plan 1 Peter 1:19-21 Ephesians 1:4-5 The cross was motivated by three things: 1. The sinfulness of mankind Romans 3:23 2. God’s love Romans 5:8 3. God’s justice Romans 6:23 II. The cross is the heart of the Christian life Hebrews 9:24-26 III. The cross covers everything Luke 23:42-43

“Evidence of His Resurrection”

(Matthew 16:21) (Matthew 17:22-23) (Matthew 20:18-19) (Matthew 26:32) (Acts 1:3) I.  Why should I believe in the resurrection of Jesus? His body was buried (John 19:34) The tomb was empty (Matthew 28:12-13) Lives were changed The church was born  II.   Why should I receive the Jesus of the resurrection? So, my sins could be forgiven (Romans 4:25) (Romans 1:4) So, I can live a life of purpose (John 10:10) (1 Corinthians 15:55) So, I can conquer death So, I can…

“The Cross of Christ”

Luke 23:33 I.   The first three hours on the cross (9 am – Noon) (Mark 15:25) “And it was the third hour, and they crucified him.” A Plea for Forgiveness (Luke 23:34) “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” A Promise of Salvation (Luke 23:43) “Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.” A Provision for His Mother (John 19:26-27)  II.   The Second three hours on the cross (Noon – 3…

“Jesus Prays in Gethsemane”

Matthew 26:36–46 His Sorrow (Verses 36-38) (Isaiah 53:3) (Hebrews 5:7-9) (John 18:1-6)  His Supplication (Verses 39-45) His Strength (Verses 45-46)