|Statement||by Betty Jean Nutter|
|LC Classifications||BT453 .N88 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||61 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||61|
|LC Control Number||2010291786|
The purpose of the Cross of Christ This edition published in by Worldwide Victorious Life Bible Tape Ministry in Morton, : The book of John Stott (), The Cross of Jesus Christ, was published in English by Inter-Varsity Press, the publisher of the English University Bible Groups. It is intended for a reflecting reader who wants to deepen his knowledge of a fundamental truth of the Christian faith without making do with a superficial or narrow approach. The cross of Christ is absolutely central to Christian theology and Christian practice. Books like The Cross of Christ will be necessary every generation to remind subsequent generations of what the Bible teaches on the person and work of Christ and to demonstrate the preeminence of the cross for Christian living. The significance of the cross is not its design, construction, or purpose, but its symbolic meaning. It is the symbol of Jesus’ death. It is symbolic of the fact that Jesus died so that our sins can be forgiven. Jesus’ death was prophesied thousands of years before.
One understanding is that, from all eternity, God had a desire to save as many people as possible out of the fallen human race, so He conceived a plan of redemption by which He would send His Son into the world as the sin-bearer for fallen people. Jesus would go to the cross and die for all who would at some point put their trust in him. To understand the cross of Christ, you need to understand precisely what crucifixion entailed. It was a terrible symbol of terror used by the Romans to terrorize the subjugated citizens of territories that it conquered. I have read the book “Blessing or Curse: You Choose.” I believe that is a life-changing book that gives revelation to things that can hinder Christians from experiencing all Christ has provided on the cross. Jesus fulfilled the law’s requirements, however; He did not throw out the principles of . The cross of Christ is intended for the eyes of the whole world. Let us lift Him up by our testimony, by our love, and in our adoring praise and worship until all the world shall stand beholding. An Offering The idea of an offering is something that pleases God. In Christ He beheld for the first time with.
THE PURPOSE OF THE CROSS OF CHRIST By Ken Silva pastor-teacher on Apr 4, in Current Issues, Devotions, Features But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness. The Cross of Christ is an intelligent, imaginative and timely exploration of the centrality of the cross, by a personal mentor I've come to appreciate for his scholar's mind and pastor's heart; he knows God deeply, understands the times clearly and engagingly explains truth in a relativistic age." (Dick Staub (), president of The Center for Faith and Culture, broadcaster and author of Christian Reviews: The Cross of Christ, written by John Stott (who just went to be with the Lord at the age of 90 this past July), is a superb presentation of what Christ has done for us on the cross. This work deserves careful study, with the promise of great reward by . The Purpose of the Cross of Christ: Author: Betty Jean Nutter: Publisher: Worldwide Victorious Life Bible Tape Ministry, ISBN: , Length: 61 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.