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Stauros:

A stake or a post (as set upright)

An instrument of capital punishment

The suffering of death by crucifixion was intense. Severe local inflammation, coupled with an insignificant bleeding of the jagged wounds, produced traumatic fever, which was aggravated by exposure to the heat of the sun, the strain of the body, and insufferable thirst.

The

Cross

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Stauros:

A stake or a post (as set upright)

An instrument of capital punishment

The swelling around the rough nails and the torn, lacerated tendons and nerves caused excruciating agony.The arteries of the head and stomach were surcharged with blood and a terrific, throbbing headache ensued.

The

Cross

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Stauros:

A stake or a post (as set upright)

An instrument of capital punishment

Tetanus often ensued and the rigors of the attending convulsions would tear at the wounds and add to the burden of pain, till at last the victim sank to unconsciousness and death.

The

Cross

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Stauros:

A stake or a post (as set upright)

An instrument of capital punishment

Death rarely occurred before thirty-six hours had elapsed, though sometimes hastened by breaking the legs of the victims and by a hard blow delivered under the armpit before crucifixion. The victim of crucifixion died a thousand deaths.

The

Cross

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Stauros:

A stake or a post (as set upright)

An instrument of capital punishment

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The

Cross

(crux immissa)

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Christ\'s Atoning

Death

“The Centerpiece of the Gospel”

“Lifted up” (Jn.3:14; 12:32)

“Delivered Up” (Rm.8:32)

“Suffered” (1Pet.2:21; 3:18)

“Shed” His Blood (Mt.26:28)

“Lay Down His Life” (Jn.10:15,17)

The

Cross

“Sacrificed” (1Cor.5:7)

A “Ransom” (1Tim.2:6)

“Hanged on a Tree” (Acts 5:30)

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The Importance of the Cross

  • A Monument of the Love of God
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The Importance of the Cross

  • A Monument of the Love of God
  • Our Means of Forgiveness
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The Importance of the Cross

  • A Monument of the Love of God
  • Our Means of Forgiveness
  • Our Model for Obedience and Forgiveness
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The Importance of the Cross

  • A Monument of the Love of God
  • Our Means of Forgiveness
  • Our Model for Obedience and Forgiveness
  • Our Motivation for Obedience
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The Importance of the Cross

  • A Monument of the Love of God
  • Our Means of Forgiveness
  • Our Model for Obedience and Forgiveness
  • Our Motivation for Obedience
  • Our Message to the World
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The Importance of the Cross

“There Is Power In The Blood”

  • The Power of Love
  • The Power to Liberate
  • The Power of Life
  • The Power to Lead
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Reminded of Christ’s Death Each Week through the Lord’s Supper (Mt.26:26-28; 1Cor.11:23-26)

The Cross is the Center and the Circumference of the Gospel and Spiritual Life

To Them Who Believe, It Is the Power of God Unto Salvation (1Cor.1:18).

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