Glory Only In The Cross Of Jesus

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Pastor Elio Marrocco's "Glory Only In The Cross Of Jesus" sermon at New Life Christian Church on December 1, 2013. You can learn more about New Life Christian Church here: http://www.newlifecc.ca

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Glory Only In The Cross Of Jesus

  1. 1. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Text: Galatians 6:11-16
  2. 2. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Galatians 6:11-16 (NLT) 11 NOTICE WHAT LARGE LETTERS I USE AS I WRITE THESE CLOSING WORDS IN MY OWN HANDWRITING. 12 Those who are trying to force you to be circumcised want to look good to others. They don’t want to be persecuted for teaching that the cross of Christ alone can save….
  3. 3. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Galatians 6:11-16 (NLT) …13 And even those who advocate circumcision don’t keep the whole law themselves. They only want you to be circumcised so they can boast about it and claim you as their disciples…
  4. 4. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Galatians 6:11-16 (NLT) …14 As for me, may I never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of that cross, my interest in this world has been crucified, and the world’s interest in me has also died.15 It doesn’t matter whether we have been circumcised or not…
  5. 5. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Galatians 6:11-16 (NLT) …What counts is whether we have been transformed into a new creation. 16 May God’s peace and mercy be upon all who live by this principle; they are the new people of God.
  6. 6. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. Jeremiah 9:23 ‘This is what the LORD says: “Don’t let the wise boast in their wisdom, or the powerful boast in their power, or the rich boast in their riches.’
  7. 7. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. Jeremiah 9:24 ‘But those who wish to boast should boast in this alone: that they truly know me and understand that I am the LORD who demonstrates unfailing love and who brings justice and righteousness to the earth,…
  8. 8. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. Jeremiah 9:24 … and that I delight in these things. I, the LORD, have spoken!’
  9. 9. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. ‘Let not the wise glory in his wisdom.’
  10. 10. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. "Man poor man, so ignorant in that which he knows best."
  11. 11. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. ‘But those who wish to boast should boast in this alone: that they truly know me and understand that I am the LORD…’
  12. 12. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. ‘Let not the mighty man glory in his might.’
  13. 13. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. ‘Let not the rich man glory in his riches.’
  14. 14. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. Psalm 49:6-11 (NLT) 6 They trust in their wealth and boast of great riches. 7 Yet they cannot redeem themselves from death by paying a ransom to God. 8 Redemption does not come so easily, for no one can ever pay enough…
  15. 15. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. Psalm 49:6-11 (NLT) …9 to live forever and never see the grave. 10 Those who are wise must finally die, just like the foolish and senseless, leaving all their wealth behind.
  16. 16. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. Psalm 49:6-11 (NLT) …11 The grave is their eternal home, where they will stay forever. They may name their estates after themselves…
  17. 17. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. All the money in the world cannot buy our redemption from sin which we have in and through Jesus Christ.
  18. 18. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. II.WE SHOULD ONLY GLORY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST. 1Corinthians 4:7 ‘For what gives you the right to make such a judgment? …
  19. 19. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. II.WE SHOULD ONLY GLORY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST. 1Corinthians 4:7 … What do you have that God hasn’t given you? …
  20. 20. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. II.WE SHOULD ONLY GLORY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST. 1Corinthians 4:7 … And if everything you have is from God, why boast as though it were not a gift?’
  21. 21. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS 1. Why we glory in the cross of Jesus. • It speaks to us of the extent of God's love for us. • It tells me of the extent God will go to bless and help me.
  22. 22. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS 1. Why we glory in the cross of Jesus. • It is on the cross that Jesus conquered the forces of darkness that are opposed to our walking in fellowship with God. • It gives to me the hope and promise of eternal life.
  23. 23. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS I. MANY SEEK GLORY FOR THEMSELVES. II.WE SHOULD ONLY GLORY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST. III."THROUGH THE CROSS THE WORLD HAS BEEN CRUCIFIED TO ME AND I TO THE WORLD."
  24. 24. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Galatians 2:20 (NLT) 20 My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
  25. 25. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Hebrews 11:26 (NLT) 26 He thought it was better to suffer for the sake of Christ than to own the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking ahead to his great reward.
  26. 26. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Galatians 6:14-15 (NLT) 14 As for me, may I never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of that cross, my interest in this world has been crucified, and the world’s interest in me has also died…
  27. 27. I GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS Galatians 6:14-15 (NLT) …. 15 It doesn’t matter whether we have been circumcised or not. What counts is whether we have been transformed into a new creation.

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