Gospel


The Power Of The Cross – The Forgiveness Of Sins

THE POWER OF THE CROSS THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS . . . In whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Col. 1: 14) This topic should have been at the beginning of our series, but I have left it to last because it sums up everything we experience through the power of the cross. Do you know what it …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – The Blood Of Jesus Speaks A Better Word Than The Blood Of Abel

THE POWER OF THE CROSS THE BLOOD OF JESUS SPEAKS A BETTER WORD THAN THE BLOOD OF ABEL You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire . . . But you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to thousands …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – Made Holy By The Blood

THE POWER OF THE CROSS MADE HOLY BY THE BLOOD The high priest carries the blood of animals into the Most Holy Place as a sin offering, but the bodies are burned outside the camp. And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate to make the people holy through His own blood. (Heb. 13: 12) Holiness is a scary …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – We Have Life Through His Blood

THE POWER OF THE CROSS WE HAVE LIFE THROUGH HIS BLOOD Never cross swords with Jesus! The Pharisees tried it and always came off second best. The amazing thing was, though, that every time Jesus engaged them in debate, He said something profound and unforgettable. Like the time they tackled Him about His declaration that He was the bread of …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – Our Consciences Cleansed From Dead Works

THE POWER OF THE CROSS  OUR CONSCIENCES CLEANSED FROM DEAD WORKS The blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly clean. How much more, then, will the blood of Christ who, through the eternal Spirit offered Himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – We Have Been Justified By His Blood

THE POWER OF THE CROSS WE HAVE BEEN JUSTIFIED BY HIS BLOOD When Adam and Eve chose to believe the devil’s lies over God’s truth, little did they know just how much damage they would do to themselves and to the human race by their choice. We have already examined a number of aspects of their lives that went wrong, …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – They Overcame Him By The Blood

THE POWER OF THE CROSS THEY OVERCAME HIM BY THE BLOOD Spiritual warfare is big on the agenda of Christians today. Many “weird and wonderful” teachings abound about spiritual warfare – most of which originate from the Old Testament, as though the death of Jesus means nothing when it comes to the devil. People do prayer walks and Jericho marches; …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – Purified By The Blood

THE POWER OF THE CROSS PURIFED BY THE BLOOD But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, His Son purifies us from all sin. (1 John 1: 7) How much truth is encapsulated in this one verse! First of all, what does it mean …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – Brought Near By The Blood

THE POWER OF THE CROSS BROUGHT NEAR BY THE BLOOD . . . At one time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of promise, without hope and without God in the world.  But now, in Christ Jesus you who were once far away have been brought near by the blood of …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – The Atoning Sacrifice For Our Sins

THE ATONING SACRIFICE FOR OUR SINS God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement (propitiation), through the shedding of His blood – to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His forbearance He had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished – He did this to demonstrate His righteousness at the present time, so as …Continue reading →