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The Suffering and Triumph of Jesus

March 19, 2018

The first thing we see from our study text today is that the cross stands at the center of Jesus’ ministry.

March 20, 2018

Jesus calls himself the stone the builders rejected. Isaiah 53:3. He was despised an rejected by men.” Matthew 21:42. Jesus said to them, ‘Have you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.”

March 21, 2018

And the glorious message of Easter is that the man who is our savior and is the man whom we have rejected. Our only hope is in the one we have overwhelmingly despised. The cornerstone the one who holds the building together is the stone the builders have rejected.

March 22, 2018

Before we come to the cross let’s notice that Jesus was acquainted with suffering for all of His life. It is not as if He was smiling until the cross and then suddenly He entered into His suffering. This is certainly not the case.

March 23, 2018

I think it’s necessary to reflect on the sufferings of Jesus. I think it is necessary so that we don’t think God must have abandoned me because I am suffering. Think then that Christ has suffered far more than you ever have. Remember that He surely understands your suffering and remember that His suffering was for your benefit.

March 26, 2018

Jesus on the cross suffered under the righteous anger of God. A righteous anger that was directed against sin, our sin. Once we understand that we can then make sense out of so much of the sufferings of Jesus.

March 27, 2018

One day at some time in the future God will complete the project He began when He first created the earth. It was His plan to fill the earth with His glory. The earth was to be and will one day be an outward representation of the inward perfection and beauty of its creator.

March 28, 2018

The day that Christ was raised from the dead, He defeated the greatest enemy that has ever plagued humanity. This is a word of hope that all desperately need to hear.

March 29, 2018

Jesus’ resurrection creates our regeneration. When Jesus was raised from the dead it created in believers a new heart that was made alive by His resurrection.