Lord’s Day 15


The cross signifies the ultimate curse of God

  1. The curse prophesied
  2. The curse accepted
  3. The curse fulfilled


He suffered and was crucified for us

  1. He suffered God’s anger so that God would show us his grace
  2. He suffered God’s judgment so that God would declare us righteous
  3. He suffered God’s curse so that God would give us eternal life

J. Kok

Jesus’ suffering

  1. The origin
  2. The basis
  3. The fruit of his suffering

“Who suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified…”

  1. The extent of that suffering
  2. The purpose of that suffering
  3. The justice in that suffering

K. Jonker

By the only atoning sacrifice

  1. We are redeemed from God’s wrath
  2. We are acquitted from God’s judgment
  3. We are blessed and not cursed

Scripture reading:  1 John 1:1-2:2

C. Bouwman

Christ’s suffering takes the curse out of our suffering

  1. The need for Jesus’ suffering
  2. The depth of Jesus’ suffering
  3. The gospel of Jesus’ suffering

Scripture readings:  John 19:1-18, Psalm 41

Calvary’s cross is about Christ satisfying God’s wrath against our sins

  1. The cross displays what I deserve
  2. The cross proclaims what I receive

G. Van Popta

Jesus Christ, the only atoning sacrifice for our sins

  1. The necessity
  2. The perfection
  3. The benefits of his atoning sacrifice

Scripture reading:  Romans 3:21-31

Wes Bredenhof

The gospel promises that Christ Jesus bore my curse

  1. His suffering
  2. His condemnation
  3. His crucifixion

Scripture readings: Isaiah 53, Matthew 27:32-56

The precious gifts that come to us through Christ’s suffering

  1. The grace of God
  2. Righteousness
  3. Eternal life

Scripture readings:  Leviticus 16:1-25, 2 Corinthians 5:11-6:2

The gospel promises found in the suffering of our Saviour

We’re going to see how that becomes evident with Christ having taken for us:

  1. God’s wrath
  2. God’s judgment
  3. God’s curse

Scripture reading:  Revelation 16

Reuben Bredenhof

Our only comfort is through the suffering of Christ

  1. The time of his suffering
  2. The depth of his suffering
  3. The reason for his suffering

Scripture readings: Psalm 22:1-21, Isaiah 53

God grants us a costly salvation through the suffering of Christ

  1. The Father’s engineering
  2. The Spirit’s equipping
  3. The Son’s enduring

Scripture readings: Luke 4:16-30, Hebrews 9:11-10:10