Glory in the Cross

By   •   April 1

cross of nails

What glory is there in the cross? It was an instrument of torture and shame. Why did Paul glory in it? He gloried in it because the most selfless act ever performed by men or angels took place upon it. He saw-emanating from that rough, unartistic beam upon which the Son of God had been crucified—the radiant hope of the world, the end of the believer’s bondage to sin, and the love of God shed abroad in the hearts of men. A lone man dying on a cross did more to restore man’s lost harmony with God, his fellowman, and himself, than the combined genius and power of earth’s mighty. With my finite limitations, I cannot fully comprehend the mystery of Christ’s atonement. I only know that all who come to the cross in simple, trusting faith lose all their guilty stains and find peace with God.

Listen to Billy Graham talk about the importance of the cross.

Discover Jesus and the power of the cross for yourself.

Prayer for the day

Like the Apostle Paul, Father, help me to glory in the cross of Jesus and more fully understand the tremendous meaning it has for me as a believer and for all who would come to its foot and kneel.

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  1. Karen Kettterer says:

    No cross –no heaven

  2. Joe says:

    Thank you Jesus for your saving act on the cross.

  3. Sharon Phillip says:

    Thanks for sharing

  4. Joyce Paul says:

    Nothing I could give You, Father, could repay You for Your sacrifice. But I want to give You what You would think is beautiful. I give You my heart today in thankfulness for Your Love! God Bless U n Ur family! Amen.

  5. ALISON FORD says:

    thankyou,I have found this subject quite mind blowing,and now I find my eyes are opening and I understand more clearly.

  6. Matthew Mbaka Ogbu says:

    I am daily blessed with these inspirational and encouraging words based on the scriptures

  7. Joy says:

    PTL. Thankyou. “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world but that the world through him might be saved.” “The Way of the Cross Leads Home, in Jesus name amen.” Thankyou again.

  8. Gerry says:

    The symbolism of the cross is immense. It reminds us that our Heavenly Father loves us so much that he willingly permitted his Holy Son to be put to death on a cross. As payment, in full, for our sin debt. Thank-you, Lord

  9. Joyce Paul says:

    CHRIST’S CROSS provides the only safe crossing into ETERNITY. LOVE LORD with all your heart,soul wisdom and power. GOD BLESS US ALL! amen.