THREE CROSSES ON GOLGOTHA
John 19:5-19 (798)
A. Comments about visiting Golgotha
B. The word "Golgotha" means place of a skull.
C. Three men were crucified one fateful day on Golgotha: Jesus, the Son
of God and two thiefs, one on either side of Jesus.
D. Read John 19:5-19. Let's look at three crosses.
I. On one cross a man died ___IN__ sin.
A. He had lived in rebellion against the laws of God and man, and died
in that condition. Luke 23 :39 (777). No remorse, no repentance.
B. There are people today who have the attitude of this man. Examples:
II. On another cross a man died __TO____ sin.
A. He had also lived as a thief, but he repented. Luke 23:40-43 (777)
B. There are people today who need to repent. Romans 3:23 (831); 6:
1. Wayward christian. 1 John 1:9 (900)
2. Never obeyed God's plan of salvation. Mark 16:15-16 (748)
III. On the middle cross Jesus died __FOR____ sin. When we look at this cross:
A. We should be ashamed that Jesus had to die for us. 2 Corinthians
B. We should be grateful for what Jesus has done for us. 2 Corinthians
C. We ______ the good news of salvation. 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 (850)
D. Lost people must be united with the sacrifice Jesus made for us.
Romans 6:3-11 (833)
1st cross teaches:
2nd cross teaches:
3rd cross teaches: