Reflections on Christ’s Passion

Reflections on Christ’s Passion

Day 7- Sunday- Resurrection

Resurrection Study Study the following passages and consider what they teach concerning Christ’s resurrection from the dead and what that means for our resurrection: Matthew 28:1-7 Romans 6:4-10 1 Corinthians 15:1-19 1 Peter 1:3-4 Read The glory of the Gospel is that, while Christ died for sinners and was buried to demonstrate the certainty of His death, the grave…

Day 6- Saturday- Justification

Justification Study Examine the following passages and note what they teach about God justifying the sinner and declaring them to be righteous on the basis of Christ’s atoning work: Romans 3:19-28 Romans 4:1-12 2 Corinthians 5:21 Galatians 2:16 Philippians 3:9 Read The Protestant Reformation that occurred under Martin Luther, John Calvin, and others was waged on the…

Day 5- Friday- Substitution

Substitution Study Study the following passages for what they teach about Jesus becoming our substitute and bearing our sin: Isaiah 53:4-12 2 Corinthians 5:21 1 Peter 2:24 Read Substitution means to take the place of another and act in their stead. As Jesus died on the cross, He became our substitute in that He took the place we deserved and acted in our place. We deserve…

Day 4- Thursday- Reconciliation

Reconciliation Study Study the following passages and examine them for what they teach about how God has reconciled us to Himself through Christ’s sacrifice: Romans 5:8-11 2 Corinthians 5:18-21 Colossians 1:19-22 Read Before coming to Christ, we were His enemies. Our sin made us at odds with Him and we existed in a state of hostility toward Him. We were at enmity…

Day 3- Wednesday- Expiation

Expiation Study Study the following passages and notice where they address the issue of expiation and what they say about how Christ removed our sin and guilt: John 1:29 Romans 11:27 Colossians 2:13-14 Hebrews 8:12 Hebrews 10:4 1 John 3:5 Read When Christ died on the cross as a substitute for sinners, not only did He satisfy God’s wrath against our sin, He also…

Day 2- Tuesday- Propitiation

Propitiation Study Study the following passages and notice where they address the issue of propitiation and what they say about how Christ satisfied God’s wrath against our sin: Romans 3:24-25 Hebrews 2:17 1 John 2:2 1 John 4:10 Read The word “propitiation” refers to satisfying or appeasing God’s wrath. God is a God of wrath; He hates sin. In His holiness, He…

Day 1 – Monday- Redemption

Redemption Study Study the following passages and notice where they address the issue of redemption and what they say about the redeeming work of Christ for us: Matthew 20:28 Galatians 3:13 1 Timothy 2:6 Titus 2:14 1 Peter 1:18-19 Revelation 5:9 Read The word “redemption” refers to paying a price to purchase something. Specifically, it refers to a ransom being paid in…