The comfortable cross naf week 4Presentation Transcript
The Comfortable Cross
What is your testimony?
Are you open to change?
Jesus answered, “Very
truly I tell you, you are
looking for me, not
because you saw the
signs I performed but
because you ate the
loaves and had your
Then Jesus declared,
“I am the bread of life.
Whoever comes to me
will never go hungry,
and whoever believes
in me will never be
The words I have spoken to
you—they are full of the
Spirit and life. Yet there are
some of you who do not
believe.” For Jesus had
known from the beginning
which of them did not
believe and who would
betray him... From this time
many of his disciples turned
back and no longer followed
If anyone would come after me they
must deny themselves, take up their
cross daily and follow me.
For whoever wants to save their life
will lose it, but whoever loses their
life for me will save it.
What good is it for someone to gain
the whole world, and yet lose or
forfeit their very self?
The Sales Pitch
1 Corinthians 1:18
The message of the cross is foolish to
those who are headed for destruction!
But we who are being saved know it is
the very power of God.
God took the cross that represented....
Pain and suffering and turned it into a symbol
of victory, healing and hope.
Guilt and turned it into the symbol for grace.
Condemnation and turned it into a symbol of
Death and turned it into a symbol of life.
What God did for the cross he can do for you
Replace pain and suffering with victory,
healing and hope.
Replace guilt with grace.
Replace condemnation with freedom.
Replace an eternal death with eternal life.
What is your choice?Unwillingto