“Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must put aside your selfish ambition, shoulder your cross, and follow me.” Mathew 16:24
Join us each Sunday during Lent at our 10:30 Worship Celebration as we expand on the idea of what it means to carry one’s cross. We will discover how to have strength and victory as we face the different “crosses” in our lives. We’ll look at what Jesus went through and uncover the principles and power necessary to help us deal with our crosses and grow in our faith.
FEB 18 – “The Cross of Temptation – Understand It”
Matthew 4:1-11. What practical lessons can we learn from the temptation that Christ experienced so that we can better endure our temptations?
FEB 25 – “The Cross of Suffering – See Through It”
Mark 8:31-37. What lessons and eternal gains can we receive through suffering?
MAR 04 – “The Cross of Passion – Love People”
John 2:13-22. How can we connect with people and help them connect with God?
MAR 11 – “The Cross of Salvation – Sacrificial Love”
John. 3:14-21. How does sacrificial love help us in our service to others?
MAR 18 – “The Cross of Commitment – A Paradox”
John 12:20-34. How can we understand that those who love their life in this world will lose it, while those who despise their life will keep it for eternal life?
MAR 25 – “The Cross of Blindness – Triumph Turned to Tragedy”
Luke 19:28-44. How do we handle quick reversals when joy and celebration turns into a negative (tragic) situation?
MAR 30 – “The Cross of Rejection – Hurting With Jesus”
Mark 14:27-46. How can our experiences of rejection help us understand the sufferings of Jesus?
(Good Friday Communion Service)
APR 01 – “The Cross of Victory – Death Turned to Resurrection!”
Matthew 27:57 – 28:10. What is the significance of the empty cross and tomb?
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