“What the Cross Means to You” – Screen Notes

The following notes will appear during the course of Pastor Greg’s Thursday evening message:

“What the Cross Means to You”
John 19

During the days of Jesus, the cross was a symbol of shame, warning, and terror.

Jesus had to die because there was no other way to satisfy the righteous demands of God.

Calvary shows how far man will go in sin and how far God will go for man’s salvation.

Isaiah 53:10

Romans 8:32

Romans 3:25

Isaiah 53:10

Read: John 19:25-27

1. For Mary Magdalene, the cross was a place of redemption.

2. For Salome, the cross was a place of rebuke.

James 4:3

3. For Mary, the mother of Jesus, the cross was a place of reward.

Luke 1:47

John 19:26-27

4. For John, the cross was a place of responsibility.

John 9:5

Matthew 5:14

You represent God to this world.

John 8:29

John 16:32

Isaiah 53:4-5

Read: John 19:28-29

“It is finished!”

Tetelestai

Romans 14:12

1. Finished were the horrific sufferings of Christ.

2. Finished was Satan’s stronghold on humanity.
(Hebrews 2:14)

3. Finished was our salvation.
(Isaiah 53:6)

What is the cross for you?