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  • Lessons From Cross Bearing

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 125 ratings

    Simon was a man who came to worship at the Passover. His life was changed when he was forced to carry a cross up a hill.

    A. INTRODUCTION (Mark 15:20-22 KJV) And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him. Simon was a man of color from Africa who came to worship at the Passover. His life was changed when he was forced to carry a more

  • Cross Bearing Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Aug 24, 2014

    Second part of series on biblical discipleship.

    "Three Laws of the Discipleship" Pt. 2 -- Cross Bearing Matthew 16:24-28 Introduction: This morning we're going to take a look at the second aspect of discipleship that our Lord speaks about as He seeks to prepare his disciples for what is up ahead. If you recall last week we said that to be more

  • No Crown Without A Cross

    Contributed by David Nolte on Mar 3, 2019

    If we want to wear a crown in heaven we must bear a cross on earth

    No Crown Without A Cross Luke 9:18-26 David P. Nolte When Jesus spoke of the cross we must bear, He was not speaking about a lapel pin or bumper sticker. He was not referring to an ostentatious display. of a huge hunk of baggage on a chain or cord for a necklace. He didn’t mean a more

  • Your Cross!

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Nov 30, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    The meaning of the cross is often misunderstood. The physical cross is an emblem of suffering and shame. It is a symbol of disgrace. It was the worst possible way to die. It caused the most pain and suffering of any torture devised by man.

  • I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked

    Contributed by David Nolte on Apr 3, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    Focuses on walking spiritually with Jesus in Obedience, trust and cross bearing

    “I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked!” 1 John 2:3-6 &1 Peter 2;19-24 David P. Nolte A little girl was going outside with her father to build a snowman. As they walked, the little girl said, “Look, Daddy! I can step in your footprints and not get snow on my more

  • "Wherever He Leads, I'll Go!"

    Contributed by David Nolte on Jul 9, 2018

    Following Jesus demands self-deniaal and taking up a cross daily.

    “Wherever He Leads I’ll Go!” Luke 9:23 David P. Nolte A man took his new hound out hunting for pheasant but it was the dog's first day in the field. Just a young hound, not experienced in a disciplined hunt, his nose took him in all sorts of directions. First he saw a rabbit more

  • The Way Of The Cross

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Feb 25, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus speaks to His disciples (and us) describing what it means to follow the cross.

    Weekend Message/Devotion February 25, 2018 Reading: Mark 8:31-38 The Way of the Cross In this reading, there is very little to view as confusing. We begin by listening to the Christ’s own words (verse 31) “And He began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things, more

  • What Is Our Part?

    Contributed by David Nolte on Jan 20, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    Sometimes we presume to play God's part and forget about our part.

    Things are not always as we want them to be. Disappointments, disasters, distresses, diseases, dilemmas, discouragement and depression destroy our dreams and desires. Problems seem to be the norm and solutions seem inadequate. Our need is urgent, and we see no light at the end of the tunnel. more

  • Take Up Your Cross!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jun 20, 2005
    based on 118 ratings

    When Jesus talks about us denying ourselves, taking up a cross & following Him – what does He mean? What does the Bible teach about "cross-bearing?" (PowerPoint available - #256)

  • Take Up Your Cross And Follow Me Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Oct 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Self-Denial, Cross-bearing and Obedience are the central elements of being a disciple of Jesus Christ.

    At this time of year, most people have completed their holidays and are back focusing on work. Were your holiday’s what you expected? The following are actual responses from comment cards given to the staff members at Bridger Wilderness Area in NW Wyoming. -Trails need to be reconstructed. more

  • Bearing Your Cross!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 13, 2018
    based on 3 ratings

    What does it mean to "take up" or "bear" your cross? What does the Bible teach abou "cross-bearing"? (Powerpoint Available - #358)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at and request #358.) TEXT: Mark 8:34; 1 Corinthians 1:22-24 This morning I want more

  • Simon The Cross Bearer

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Apr 14, 2016

    Lessons from Simon the Cross Bearer, the man that carried Christ's Cross to Golgotha.

    In Luke 23:26, we read: “When they led Him away, they seized a man, Simon of Cyrene, coming in from the country, and placed on him the cross to carry behind Jesus.” I want to comment on this situation and make points that we can apply to our lives today. First, let's more

  • Sword, Suffering, And Shame

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Jul 4, 2017
    based on 2 ratings

    It is not easy following Jesus. We can lose friendships, our family, and endure hardships and heartache. Jesus tells us in Matthew 10 that these things will happen, and that we look to Him when they do.

    In High School, one of my favorite teachers was Mr. Smith. I enjoyed his humor, his teaching styles, and his supportiveness. I also really enjoyed him as a soccer coach. I know I was one of his favorite students too, as he once said that in a class. He was instrumental in getting me a $2,000 more

  • Not A Fan But A Follower

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on May 26, 2016

    Jesus has many casual fans, but He asked us to take up our cross and be a follower. It costs something to be a true disciple.

  • Nuestra Cruz Nos Da Poder

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Jun 28, 2017

    Tomar la cruz es un acto intencional

    3A Existe una historia titulada "El Collar", acerca de una señora que sueña con ser dama de la alta sociedad francesa; ella quiere vivir en una casa con toda clase de lujos, pero su realidad es otra muy diferente, ella vive en un pueblo pequeño. Esta senora pidió prestado a una rica amiga more