The Cross...What It Demands of Me

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This is the presentation that accompanies my message at Brooklife Church, "The Cross...What It Demands of Me," on March 28, 2010. It is part 3 of a four-part series called "The Cross." http://www.brooklife.org

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The Cross...What It Demands of Me

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  3. 3. We have to die if we want to live.<br />
  4. 4. “God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.”2 Corinthians 5:21<br />
  5. 5. “…the punishment that brought us peace was on Him, and by His wounds we are healed.”<br />Isaiah 53:4-6<br />
  6. 6. We have to die if we want to live.<br />
  7. 7. “Whoever wants to be My disciple must deny themselves...”<br />Luke 9:23<br />
  8. 8. “When Christ calls a man, He bids him come and die.”<br />- Dietrich Bonhoeffer<br />
  9. 9. “Whoever wants to be My disciple must deny themselves...”<br />Luke 9:23<br />
  10. 10. “Whoever wants to be My disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily...”<br />Luke 9:23<br />
  11. 11. “For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21<br />“Offer your bodies as a living sacrifice” Romans 12:1<br />
  12. 12. “Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed…anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language…” Colossians 3:5,8-10<br />
  13. 13. “Whoever wants to be My disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily...”<br />Luke 9:23<br />
  14. 14. “Whoever wants to be My disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow Me.”<br />Luke 9:23<br />
  15. 15. Following Jesus means training with Him.<br />
  16. 16. “Whoever wants to be My disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow Me.”<br />Luke 9:23<br />
  17. 17. We have to die if we want to live.<br />
  18. 18. Where do we need to die so that God can bring life?<br />
  19. 19. Week of Prayer and Fasting<br /><ul><li> Land and facility situation
  20. 20. Prayer and fasting as a response
  21. 21. Skip one meal this week to pray</li></li></ul><li>

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