The Cross

THE CROSS

MONDAY

‘The cross must be the sanctuary of every Christian for private worship’ John MacArthur Sermon January 6, 2008

 
Each year, in reality, each day, I grow more enamored with the cross of Christ. It satisfies my greatest need in life – providing the righteousness I need to enter into the presence of God. This week we will focus on the cross in order that we might refocus our lives on truly the most important thought in our existence. When we stand before God, our only defense is the cross. We cannot claim any good works as a basis for convincing Him to let us enter into His presence because we cannot do enough good works to please Him. Our only defense is confidence in Jesus’ work on the cross! That is God’s plan and provision. It must be our persuasion.

 

NAU Galatians 6:14 But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

 
NIV Galatians 6:14 May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which {14 Or whom} the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

 
KJV Galatians 6:14 But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. {by whom: or, whereby}

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