The Passion of Christ –
GBC Basics ClassJohn 15:13
Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
Love never fails
God is Love
God’s love is the source of His actions towards us and it is motivated by His grace. Love is who/what He is. FAIR
A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.
Religion is NOT Christianity!
A personal, eternal relationship with Jesus Christ through faith in His saving work on the cross
TLJC before Annas
TLCJ before Caiaphas
TLCJ before the Council
TLCJ before Pilate
TLJC before Herod
TLJC before Pilate (again)
While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him.”
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His servant Jesus, the one whom you delivered and disowned in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him.
“Then say to him, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts, “Behold, a man whose name is Branch, for He will branch out from where He is; and He will build the temple of the LORD.
James 1:22 But prove yourselves doers of the word
But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God’s OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
HEB 4:16 Let us come therefore with boldness to the throne of grace, in order that we may procure mercy and find grace for seasonable help [or “help in good time”]
“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”
No matter what, we all can serve daily through prayer…no excuses!
“I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies”
“I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”
“Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.”
The robbers who had been crucified with Him were also insulting Him with the same words.
“He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.”
“Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise.”
Note here that Jesus specifically uses the word “woman” (Greek – gunai) and not “mother” when addressing Mary.
Here, Jesus uses the Greek word meter for “mother“.
Honor your father and your mother
“Woman, behold, your son!”
“Behold, your mother!”
At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “ELOI, ELOI, LAMA SABACHTHANI?” which is translated, “MY GOD, MY GOD, WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?”