Christ On The Cross Quotes by Francis Schaeffer, Friedrich Nietzsche, John Stott, A. C. Dixon, Philip Yancey, Billy Graham and many others.
Reality is not meant to be only creedal, though the creeds are important. Reality is to be experienced, and experienced on the basis of a restored relationship with God through that finished work of the Lord Jesus Christ on the cross.
In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the cross.
The meaning of atonement is not to be found in our penitence evoked by the sight of Calvary, but rather in what God did when in Christ on the cross He took our place and bore our sin.
In Jesus Christ on the Cross, there is refuge; there is safety; there is shelter; and all the power of sin upon our track cannot reach us when we have taken shelter under the Cross that atones for our sins.
Any discussion of how pain and suffering fit into God’s scheme ultimately leads back to the cross.
Through the death of Christ on the cross making atonement for sin, we get a perfect standing before God. That is justification, and it puts us, in God’s sight, back in Eden before sin entered. God looks upon us and treats us as if we had never sinned.
The motive of grace is the infinite, compassionate love of a merciful God, but the work of grace was the death of Christ on the cross.
Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us.
It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.
A dead Christ I must do everything for; a living Christ does everything for me.
Man is in fact nailed down – like Christ on the Cross – to a grid of paradoxes. He balances between the torment of not knowing his mission and the joy of carrying it out, between nothingness and meaningfulness. And like Christ, he is in fact victorious by virtue of his defeats.
All God’s plans have the mark of the cross on them, and all His plans have death to self in them.
I was taught to be Biblical: вЂњForgive them for they know not what they do.
What was once foolishness to us-a crucified God-must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.
Christ is the Son of God. He died to atone for men’s sin, and after three days rose again. This is the most important fact in the universe. I die believing in Christ.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’