Author: Ron Graham
The Cross of Christ
This selection of lessons is about the cross of Christ. Justification, sanctification, and redemption are made possible by the death of Jesus as a sacrifice. The cross of Christ is the heart of the gospel.
➤ What Jesus Accomplished on the Cross —Explains justification, sanctification, and redemption.
➤ The Inscription on the Cross —There is more in Pilate’s inscription on the cross of Christ than meets the eye. It seems even Pilate intended more to be read into it than he actually wrote.
➤ If I Be Lifted Up —Jesus said, “If I be lifted up from the earth, I will draw all men to myself”. His crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension, are the three ways he did this.
➤ The Priceless Cross —Christ was not conquered on the cross, but sacrificed himself for us, demonstrating God’s love.
➤ The Crossover —Great foundation changes were wrought by the cross of Christ. In this lesson we study about the cross of abrogation, consummation, and propitiation.
➤ The Last Sin Offering —One of the signs which accompanied Christ’s sacrificial death, took place in the inner sanctum of the house of animal sacrifice: “Behold the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom” (Matthew 27:51)
➤ Limited Atonement —The question uppermost in our mind, when we consider the doctrine of “Limited Atonement” is this: Did Jesus die for some and not for others?
➤ Miracles at Calvary —Three miracles attended the death of Jesus Christ. We think about these miracles and relate them to prophecies.
➤ A Story of Great Wonder —We sing, “The old old story, it is ever new”. What makes the ancient story of the cross ever new? Wonder does.
➤ Jesus the Nazarene —Pilate ordered an inscription for the cross of Jesus not understanding the full significance of what he had written.
➤ Seven Utterances on the Cross —This study considers seven short sentences that Jesus uttered during his crucifixion.
➤ Meaning of Calvary Defined —On simplybible.com certain technical or special words in the Bible are studied and explained in our glossary. Each lesson provides a word family, definitions, Greek and Hebrew references, a scripture chain, comments, and links to related lessons.