Friday, January 24, 2014

The Message of the Cross........deno.....please share freely

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through wisdom did not know God, it pleased God through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe.

but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness,

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, “He catches the wise in their own craftiness”;”
(1 Corinthians 1:18, 21, 23, 25; 2:14; 3:19).

Notes: The first verse above teaches us that the cross of Christ makes no sense to the natural mind of man. It is foolish to the worlds course and way of thinking. But to those of us whose eyes have been opened, the cross of Christ is the power of God that saves all them who believe.

    But we preach Christ crucified....What do you preach? What are you banking on for your assurance into heaven, the paradise of God? Remember, the Cross of Christ is the Message of God, not the words of men. It is the wisdom of God and it is the Power of God. Placing your hope in the commandments of the Law and strict obedience to the Law is the choice of man and it is weak and beggarly. It is weak and beggarly because no one, no not one of us can keep it to the standard God demanded. And what was that HIGH STANDARD? He said, cursed is every soul that does not do ALL THE LAW. 
     Don't hope in that which CURSES YOU for that to the angelic host in glory is real foolishness.  Hope thou in God. Have faith in Jesus Christ and him crucified and risen from the dead. He went back up into heaven itself thru his own blood, death and resurrection course and he was not going back up there until he first went thru the scriptural course of the Christ passions, of his blood shed, of his death on the Cross, and after his resurrection. 
    All of us in order to be saved must remain joined to and remain attached to JESUS, the Lamb of God, by faith that remains; by trust that remains in the Cross of Christ, which is the Power of God. Abiding Faith in the Cross of Christ, abiding faith in Christ blood, death and resurrection is the winning ticket. 
     We must become and remain one with our Redeemer by the gospels faith and mix connection. By faith we must become mixed with the blood of his cross, with his death on the Cross, with his resurrection and ascension back to the Throne and never veer off or stray from this mix nor leave this message of the Cross. For the Cross of Christ is the Power of God unto salvation. Every other message, religious or not, is the power of men and of human blind wisdom.. and of the human will. 
      I'm staying with Jesus Christ and him crucified. I'm sticking with, cleaving to, remaining mixed in, and with Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior from the Cross to the Throne. This way was HIS WAY back to heaven itself and back to the Throne of His Fathers glory. He could not go around this cup, the cup of the Cross, nor side step it and make it back to heaven. He had to drink that cup to fulfill the needful scriptures and so do we in ever trusting abiding faith in the Cross of Christ that justifies us in the sight of God. 
    Keep your Faith in the scriptures of the Cross of Christ and his resurrection for it is the Wisdom of God and the Power of God that saves to the uttermost them that BELIEVE AND OBEY IT'S LOVE MESSAGE. Greater love hath no man than this than to lay down, give and to live his life for others. Love one another as I have loved you said Jesus to us all. It is written, "believe on the Lord Jesus Christ (His Cross & Resurrection) and love one another. It is simple my friend and these two commandments are not grievous....deno