Cross Sermon Illustrations

Cross Sermon Illustrations

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For the Sin-burdened

John Bunyan, in The Pilgrim's Progress, tells how, when the pilgrim with his burden arrived at the cross, and looked by faith to the Savior, his burden of sin fell off and was buried in the grave. He then exclaimed:

`Blest cross! Blest sepulchre! Blest rather be
The Man that there was put to shame for me.'

(Matt. 11. 28; Gal. 2. 20)


For the Penitent

He showed me the cross where He died for me,
And I end where I begin
With an eye that looks to my Savior
And a heart that mourns for my sin.

(Lam. 1. 12; Matt. 27. 35, 36, 42; Acts 20. 21)


Dear Lord, forgive my sinful, foolish fears
And give me daily, strengthening grace, I pray,
And One thing more I ask with humble tears,
Take not my cross away.—Susan O. Curtis


The Cross! it takes our guilt away,
It holds the fainting spirit up;
It cheers with hope the gloomy day,
And sweetens every bitter cup.Selected

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