Jesus was a victor on the cross over all the powers of the devil, and with this same instrument we can come to a life of complete victory over sin, and more than that – spiritual growth, and unity in the body of Christ, the church of the living God.
This is the heart of Christianity, the crucial key by which personal relationships, one of the most complicated aspects of life, can be preserved in wonderful unity between people as different as Jews and Greeks. (1 Corinthians 1:24-25; 1 Corinthians 12:13) What a glorious possibility!
The power that is given to us through the message of the cross is a power that can put everything in its rightful place according to God’s wisdom. This is practical Christianity; this is a message that can permeate and change our lives.
Follow along this week as we focus on this vital theme with clear, enlightening and inspiring articles published each day! For a more in-depth study of “The message of the cross,” do check out our “Essentials” section, or recommended E-book “I am crucified with Christ” by Elias Aslaksen.