The Old Rugged Cross (Part Two)

The Old Rugged Cross: Part Two (2 Corinthians 5:21)

“For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21)

What does the Cross mean to Jesus, the only begotten Son of God?

I. His Character: He knew no sin. (John 8:46; Hebrews 4:15)

II. His Sacrifice: He became sin for us. (Isaiah 53:12)

A. He took our Place — “For us.” (John 1:19; 1 Peter 3:18; Ephesians 2:8-9)

B. He took our Penalty–”He became sin.” (Isaiah 53:6)

III. His Gift: We might become the righteousness of God. (Matthew 5:48)

Application:
What does the cross mean to you?
Share this with someone this week.

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