We Find Hope

April 4, 2021 Speaker: Jeff Bedwell Series: At the Cross

Topic: Cross, hope, Easter Passage: John 19:30

Series: At the Cross
Message: We Find Hope
Scripture: John 19:30

“Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.” (John 4:34, ESV)

“I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do.” (John 17:4, ESV)

On the cross, Jesus finished His work for me, but He is not finished with me!

Christ’s Finished Work On The Cross 

1. He _______________ the Scripture 

“Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.” Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead,” (Luke 24:44–46, ESV)

2. He _______________ the requirements of the law

“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.” (Galatians 4:4–5, ESV)

“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” (Matthew 5:17, ESV)

Jesus perfectly satisfied the _______________ of the law as well as the _______________ of the law.

3. He _______________ my penalty

“And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross.” (Colossians 2:13–14, ESV)

“For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,” (1 Peter 3:18, ESV)

4. He _______________ sin and death

“We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.” (Romans 6:6, ESV)

“He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.” (Colossians 1:13–14, ESV)

“But if Christ is in you, although the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness. If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.” (Romans 8:10–11, ESV)

On the cross, Jesus finished His work for me, but He is not finished with me!

Because of Jesus’ Finished Work on the Cross, He Has...

1. A work to do ________ me

“And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” (Philippians 1:6, ESV)

“Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.” (Philippians 2:12–13, ESV)

2. A work to do _______________ me

“For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” (Ephesians 2:10, ESV)

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”” (Matthew 28:19–20, ESV)

3. An eternal home _______________ me

“In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.” (John 14:2–3, ESV)

Q: How do I know that Jesus death wasn’t just another heroic death?
A: ____________________________

“And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain.” (1 Corinthians 15:14, ESV)

On the cross, Jesus finished His work for me, but He is not finished with me!

Jesus work for me is finished, but I can miss it...

Establishing A Spiritual B.A.S.E. In My Life

B – _______________  
A – _______________  
S – _______________  
E - _______________

 

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