The Day of the Cross

May 7, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Mark 15:21-39 |


The Day of the Cross

Mark 15:21-39

Why Was Jesus Crucified?

  • There is no forgiveness without the shedding of blood.  He 9:22
  • It was Prophesied in the Old Testament.  Ps. 22:14-18
  • Jesus was obeying his Father.  Phil 2:5-8

Did God Really "Forsake" Jesus?

  • Jesus cried out in both agony and love.  Ps 22:1
  • There are two types of death.
    • Physical:  To be separated from life.
    • Spiritual:  To be separated from God.

What Happened When Jesus Died?

  • The veil between God and man was torn.
  • The veil between life and death was broken.