But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross
of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto
me, and I unto the world. - Galatians 6:14 (KJV)
A few statements about the Cross.
crucified, not in a cathedral between two candles, but on a
cross between two thieves.
cannot be defeated, for it is defeat.
no crown-wearers in heaven who were not cross- bearers here
men of the cross, with the message of the cross, bearing the
marks of the cross.
cross is a burden as sails are to a ship or wings to a bird.
to pay a debt He didn't owe because we owed a debt we
cross killed men; the new cross gives life. The old cross
condemned; the new cross offers life. The old cross
destroyed; the new cross offers repair and healing.
heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, all hell is
terribly afraid of it, while men are the only beings who
more or less ignore its meaning.
cross: God's way of uniting suffering with love.
We love the old chorus of "At the cross"
At the cross, at the cross where I first saw the light
And the burden of my heart rolled away
It was there by faith I received my sight
And now I am happy all the day
Jesus overcame hell, death and the grave.
HE IS ALIVE! Because He lives we can live also.
Let us take our cross and follow Him!
And he said to them all, If any man will come
after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily,
and follow me. - Luke 9:23
God bless you and
On behalf of this generation,
Your friends in the service of Christ,
Tony and Marge Abram
Abundant Life Crusades