John Piper once said this of the cross: “Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.” Rev J.
The power of the Cross
“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18
About a week ago in my Good Friday message, I wrote about the ‘Old Rugged Cross,’ (you can read it here https://irevjulius.wordpress.com/2016/03/25/the-old-rugged-cross-our-reconciliation/) the cross of Christ in which I wrote that: “On the old rugged cross, hanged Christ, the Son of God as testified by one of the centurion on duty that day. On the old rugged cross is where your sin has been laid upon Christ, that you may be free. What a love, that made him bear the Cross for my sake? On the old rugged cross is where there is victory over sin, death and the devil. No, darkness did not overcome light. On the old rugged cross, I see Grace, God’s…
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