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Sep 07, 2014 | Frank Vargo II

Life Lessons from Jesus' Death

"Life Lessons from Jesus' Death"  selected scriptures

 

1. Forgiveness

Luke 23:34

34 And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”

 

2. Evangelism

 Luke 23:43

43 And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”

 

3. Relationships

 John 19:26-27

26 When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” 27 Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

 

4. Submission

Matthew 27:46b and Mark 15:34b

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

  

5. Selflessness

John 19:28-29

28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.” 29 A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth.

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”

Revelation 21:12

And he said to me, “It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give from the spring of the water of life without payment.

 

6. Perseverance

 John 19:30

30 When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit

 2 Timothy 4:7

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

 

7. Assurance

 Luke 23:46

46 Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” And having said this he breathed his last.

 

Psalm 51:12

Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.

 

Hebrews 10:22

let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water.

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