Christ On The Cross Quotes by A. C. Dixon, John Stott, Watchman Nee, Philip Yancey, Richard S. Wheeler, C. S. Lewis and many others.
In Jesus Christ on the Cross, there is refuge; there is safety; there is shelter; and all the power of sin upon our track cannot reach us when we have taken shelter under the Cross that atones for our sins.
The meaning of atonement is not to be found in our penitence evoked by the sight of Calvary, but rather in what God did when in Christ on the cross He took our place and bore our sin.
The Blood deals with what we have done, whereas the Cross deals with what we are. The Blood disposes of our sins, while the Cross strikes at the root of our capacity for sin.
Any discussion of how pain and suffering fit into God’s scheme ultimately leads back to the cross.
I have come to see the real clash of the ages, involve wars and various historical circumstances, as being a clash of satan’ s versus God’s plan for man to learn and experience true liberty, by first receiving forgiveness of sins through the work of Christ on the cross, and then walking in the ‘newness of life.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, ‘All right, then, have it your way.’
In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the cross.
Your approval before God is woven into the life and sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross, not what other men and women think about you.
Easter is always the answer to “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me!”
Christ is the Son of God. He died to atone for men’s sin, and after three days rose again. This is the most important fact in the universe. I die believing in Christ.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
The motive of grace is the infinite, compassionate love of a merciful God, but the work of grace was the death of Christ on the cross.
Exalt the Cross! God has hung the destiny of the race upon it. Other things we may do in the realm of ethics, and on the lines of philanthropic reforms; but our main duty converges into setting that one glorious beacon of salvation, Calvary’s Cross, before the gaze of every immortal soul.
All God’s plans have the mark of the cross on them, and all His plans have death to self in them.
Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us.
Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to usвЂ”a crucified GodвЂ”must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.
It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.