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The following articles are written by some of the best teachers and preachers of the Cross. By reading these articles, you will get a better grip on the main thing, the Gospel of the Cross.

 The Bible and the Cross

J. Gresham Machen, 1881-1937

"The whole Bible centres in the story of the death of Christ. The Old Testament looks forward to it; the New Testament looks back upon it; and the truly Biblical preacher of the gospel says always with Paul: ‘I determined to know nothing among you, save Jesus Christ and him crucified.’"

 

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The Cross of Christ

Dr. Sam Storms

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The Cross and our affections, part 1

Joseph Hart, 1712-1768

The message of the cross is intended to make a deeper impact upon us than a mere acceptance of its truthfulness.

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The Cross and our affections, part 2

F.W. Faber, 1814-1863

It is essential that we come to the cross with a right apprehension of the guilt of our sin, of God's holy nature and just wrath against sin, and of the condemnation we ourselves deserve from God for our sins.

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The Heart of the Gospel

Charles Leiter

No matter how great your sins may be, they are nothing compared to the infinite worth of Christ's blood!

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Why Doctrinal Preaching Declines

Arthur W. Pink, 1886-1952

"Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth" (2 Timothy 2:15).

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Do You Boast in the Cross Alone?

Mikael Thomsen

When you find the source of your pride in the cross, you find, through dying to your self, life in Christ.

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A Gospel by Which We Are Saved

Paul Washer

Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain... (I Corinthians 15:1-4).

 

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We Must Be Holy

R.C. Ryle, 1816-1900

The righteousness which Jesus Christ brought in must be our only confidence,—the blood of atonement our only hope. All this is perfectly true, and yet we must be holy.

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The Blessing of the Cross

Peter Hammond

The cross is at the heart of the Gospel and it involved incredible suffering and sacrifice for our Lord and Saviour. We cannot divorce the cross from missions. The very purpose for Christ’s blood atonement was missionary.

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Abide in Christ

Andrew Murray, 1828 - 1917

"I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ
liveth in me." (Galatians 2:20)
"We have been planted together in the likeness of his death." (Romans 6:5)

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Watch Your Doctrine

C.J. Mahaney

"I received some years ago orders from my Master to stand at the foot of the cross until he comes. He has not come yet, but I mean to stand there until he does." - Charles Spurgeon

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The Grand Weaver

Ravi Zacharias

"With all your answers to human need, if you do not understand the Cross, you will never find the answers to the question of evil, justice, love and forgiveness."

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Low Self Esteem and the Doctrine of Sin

C.J. Mahaney

Anything that deminishes or destracts from the finished work of Jesus Christ on the cross is to be opposed with all that is within us. It is not to be tolerated!

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Hold fast ved det fundamentale

Oswald Chambers, 1874-1917

"Men gid det aldrig må ske for mig, at jeg er stolt..." (Gal.6:14)

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Sæt fokus på korsets kraft

Oswald Chambers, 1874-1917

"...af andet end vor Herre Jesu Kristi kors..." (Gal.6:14)

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Fokuser på det, der optager Jesus

Oswald Chambers, 1874-1917

"...ved ham er verden korsfestet for mig, og jeg for verden."(Gal.6:14)

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Det er fuldbragt

Oswald Chambers, 1874-1917

"Jeg har herliggjort dig på jorden ved at fuldføre den gerning, du har givet mig at gøre." (Joh.17:4)

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Prisen for Guds tilgivelse

Oswald Chambers, 1874-1917

"I ham har vi... tilgivelse for vore synder." (Ef. 1:7)

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Were You Ever Lost?

Michael L. Brown

When people see the greatness of their sin, when they recognize that they can do nothing to remove their guilt, when they understand that judgement is near, they will flee from the coming wrath" (Matt. 3:7), crying "What must I do to be saved?" (Acts 16:30). Suddenly God's grace seems so big!

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A Biblical Orthodoxy: A Theology of the Cross (1)

Steve Camp

"...for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;" (Romans 3:23-24).

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An Uncompromised Orthodoxy; A Theology of the Cross (2)

Steve Camp

But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets, even the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all those who believe; for there is no distinction; (Romans 3:21-22).

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A Biblical Orthodoxy: A Theology of the Cross (3)

Steve Camp

"...for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;" (Romans 3:23-24).

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Vores stolthed må have korset som eneste årsag

John Piper

Gid det aldrig må ske for mig, at jeg er stolt af andet end vor Herre Jesu Kristi kors; ved ham er verden blevet korsfæstet for mig, og jeg for verden. (Galaterne 6:14)

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The Cross

Conrad Mbewe

For preaching to be biblical it must center on the cross and where this emphasis has been lost it must be recovered. [...]

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The Wrath of God

C.J. Mahaney                                            

The glory of the gospel is this: The one from whom we need to be saved is the one who has saved us. - R.C. Sproul

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Making God's Grace Amazing

Mikael Thomsen                                             

The biblical truth, which makes God's grace amazing, is that while we deserved to be subjected to the terrible wrath of God because of our crimes against Him, God decided, in his unconditional, self-sacrificing love for mankind, to execute his punishment on His only begotten son.

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The Gospel of Reconciliation

John McArthur

On the cross, God treated Jesus as if He had committed every sin ever committed by every person who would ever believe. Though, in fact, He committed none of them. [...]

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Boasting Only in the Cross

John Piper

But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. (Galatians 6:14)

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Charles H. Spurgeon

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                         But may I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through 
                              which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. (
Gal. 6:14)

 

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