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  • The Cross

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Sep 14, 2014


  • The Cross  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    THE CROSS The Son sets us free by becoming a curse for us and thereby removing the curse from us, by taking all our guilt on Himself thereby clearing us of guilt, and by "binding the Strongman" through His death, thereby setting us free from Satan's kingdom. Oh, what a cross! Alexander Whyte "It more

  • Carry A Cross-----Carry A Cross That Leads To A ...

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Mar 19, 2008

    Carry A Cross-----Carry a cross that leads to a kingdom, carry the scars for the sake of His Name, it will be worth it to enter God’s city, it will be worth all the heartache and pain. Carry a cross that will take you to glory, no matter the struggle just keep moving on, for there is a mansion just more

  • Irony At The Cross  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 14, 2001
    based on 13 ratings

    IRONY AT THE CROSS Only at the cross of Christ does man see fully what it is that separates him from God; yet it is here alone that he perceives that he is no longer separated from God. Nowehere else does the inviolable holiness of God, the impossibility of overlooking the guilt of man stand out more

  • Crosses Are Heavy  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 26 ratings

    CROSSES ARE HEAVY In March of 1997, Scott Mathews wanted the young people of Carthage, Missouri to understand the love of God. The theme for youth group that month was, “The Cross.” So they built a 500 lb, 8 by 14 foot redwood cross. It took ten students to move it. Crosses are heavy, you more

  • No Cross, No Poland  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 6, 2001
    based on 79 ratings

    NO CROSS, NO POLAND Charles Colson in his book Kingdoms In Conflict, tells how before the collapse of communism, the government of Poland issued an order that all crucifixes were to be removed from classroom walls just as they had been banned in factories, hospitals, and other public more

  • Secure In The Crossing

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2011

    SECURE IN THE CROSSING During World War II, a passenger ship set sail from Great Britian headed for port in New York City. The Captain of the ship being afraid of enemy vessels, sought the advice and guidance of the British Admiral. The Admiral calmly assured the captain that no matter what more

  • That Cross Alone

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on May 28, 2011

    THAT CROSS ALONE Clarence Jordan, author of the "Cotton Patch" New Testament translation, and founder of the interracial Koinonia farm in Americus, Georgia, was getting a red-carpet tour of another minister's church. With pride the minister pointed to the rich, imported furnishings and luxurious more

  • The Gift Of A Cross

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 28, 2011

    THE GIFT OF A CROSS Story: Woman Led to Christ through an Act of Kindness Craig Groeschel, The Christian Atheist (Zondervan, 2011). p. 210 It's amazing what a difference the little things will make. For example, years ago when I was a new believer, I always wore a tiny cross pin on my shirts. more

  • Crossing The Line

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on May 14, 2012

    CROSSING THE LINE A business training exercise shows how people from different cultures look at the same task in different ways. A leader draws an imaginary line on the floor, and puts one person on each side. The purpose is to get one person to convince the other, without force, to cross the more

  • Cross Is The Attraction

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Sep 7, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    The famous first national Salvationist here in Sri Lanka, Arnolis Weerasooriya whose picture we all walk past every day said something about the cross. Can you remember reading it, it is on his picture. That’s right he said, “Cross is the attraction.” He died from cholera some years later on the more

  • Foot Of The Cross

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Feb 14, 2019

    AT THE CROSS Many years ago, I got a job at a paper mill. There was an older man working there who was a very dedicate Christian. My first few weeks there they had me working with him, He was the greatest guy I’d ever known. He asks me if I was a Christian, I replied that I was. One day I let words more

  • The Flag And The Cross

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 31, 2020

    Symbols evoke feelings of adoration or hatred. In this election year, the elephant and donkey mean different things to different people. Let's talk about a symbol that all Americans should be able to adore. In 1813 General Armistead commissioned Mary Pickersgill to make a huge flag that more

  • Were It Not For The Cross

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    John Stott, said, "I could never myself believe in God if it were not for the cross. In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it? I turn to that lonely, twisted, tortured figure on the cross, nails through hands and feet, back lacerated, limbs wrenched, brow more

  • Cross Or Sin?

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 17, 2007

    Cross or Sin? A man once told his pastor, “I have a fierce temper, but I suppose that is my cross.” “My friend,” the pastor replied lovingly, “That is not your cross, but it is your sin!” (Alan Redpath more

  • The Wondrous Cross  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    THE WONDROUS CROSS Gal. 6:14 inspired Isaac Watts to compose one of modern Christendom’s favorite hymns. While preparing for a communion service in 1707, Isaac Watts wrote this deeply moving and very personal expression of gratitude for the amazing love that the death of Christ on the cross more

  • Touch Of The Cross

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Jan 17, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    TOUCH OF THE CROSS Emil Brunner says that just as the touch of a King’s sword on the head of a soldier makes him a Knight; so does the touch of the more

  • The Weight Of The Cross

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 3, 2010

    THE WEIGHT OF THE CROSS When a group of churches advertised their Easter celebration, no reference was made to the cross. The omission was deliberate. One church official explained, "The cross carries too much cultural baggage." The true weight of the cross is not in its more

  • Cross Bearing  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 10, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    Cross Bearing "The Christian's Passion" There is a powerful question that is too often avoided by preachers and church attendees alike, "Who took the rough edges off the Cross?" Modern day Christianity and the world have generally turned the cross into a nice piece of harmless jewelry, all shiny more

  • Preach The Cross

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    PREACH THE CROSS J. A. James is quoted as saying, "Although the pulpit is intended to be a pedestal for the cross, even the cross itself is sometimes used as a mere pedestal for the preacher's fame. We may roll the thunders of eloquence, we may scatter the flowers of poetry, we may diffuse the more