Summary: The sermon tried to show that the word "THEY" embrasses all who killed Jesus. In that same word "THEY," Y stands for You!.
TOPIC: THEY MET AT CALVARY
TEXT: LUKE 23:33
“And when THEY were come to calvary, there they crucified Him…”
First delivered 7th April 1996.
WHO KILLED JESUS?
a. Throngs of people, Mk. 15:15,29; Jh.9: 6,7; Lk.23: 35.
b. Teachers of the Law, Mk. 15: 1; Lk.23:1-2
c. Thieves, Mk.15:28; Mt. 27:44
d. Tyrants, Mk.15:15; Lk.23:11,12
a. High Priest, Jh.18: 24; Mt.26: 65.
b. Hypocrites, Jh.19: 31; Mt.27: 6-9.
c. Heretics, Mt.27: 39-44; Note vs.40, 43.
d. Heathen, Jh.19: 19, 22.
The title was most likely written to humiliate Christ.
e. Hardened hearts, Jh.19: 21; Mt.27: 25.
a. Extortioners, Jh.19: 23, 24.
b. Executioners, Jh.19: 16-18, 34.
c. Emotional hearers, Mk.15: 31, 32; Lk.22: 67a
d. Evil doers, Mk. 15: 36; Lk.23: 24, 25.
The story is told of a man having a vivid dream of the beating of Christ.
In the dream, he was moved by the torture Christ was being subjected to. When he could not bear with the flogging again, he rushed at the soldier beating Christ as if to stop him.
As the soldier turned, he was only surprised to see his own face!
YOU killed Jesus! Is.53:5; Mk.15: 29, 30.
SINNERS ARE THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO CAN BE SAVED.