Article Series : The Power of the Cross

power of the cross

1: Stench of Flesh

We are very ignorant of God’s abhorrence of anything FLESH. He will not accept it, praise it or associate Himself with it – not in any way. Not even slightly. To live IN it, BY it, is to experience shame, … Continue reading

2: Flesh Conquered

Flesh is a resident monster that chains me, drives me, masters me. It is a force that stands against God and all He wants, all He is. Whatever flesh is, it is the opposite of God, and the foe of … Continue reading

3: Precious Executioner

The flesh is my predicament. The cross is my solution and resolution. His bloody cross…but also mine. In Jesus’ cross, my sins were paid for. My death accomplished. But in MY cross, my flesh is executed. Slain for its hopeless … Continue reading

4: Jesus’ Words

Matthew 10:38 AMP He who does not take up his cross and follow Me (cleave steadfastly to Me, conforming wholly to My example in living and if need be, in dying also) is not worthy of Me. Whoever finds his … Continue reading

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5: St. Andrew

From Foxes’ Book of Martyrs: The proconsul ordered Andrew not to preach these things any more or he would face a speedy crucifixion. Whereupon Andrew replied, “I would not have preached the honor and glory of the cross if I feared … Continue reading

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