The Cross Symbol Of Love Essay

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The Cross Symbol of Love

Always and without fail, God uses the cross as the supreme example of His love

toward sinners. The cross is love’s masterpiece. The cross is God motivated by love,

running toward the sinner to rescue him from the flames of eternal punishment.

When it comes to telling sinners about the heavenly Father’s love, if we have to

point beyond the cross where Jesus rescued them from the grasp of eternal death, we are

missing the focal point of God’s love. If you feel the simple message of the cross is not

enough to describe the love of God then you are in error of your evangelistic ministry.

The truth of the matter is, the cross of Jesus is the true symbol of the love of God.

To promise an unsaved sinner anything more than the full mercy and compassion of

the cross is to go beyond Scripture. As Paul said to the sinful Corinthians, “And when I

came to you I did not come with excellence of speech or of wisdom declaring to you the

testimony of God. For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ

and Him crucified” (1 Corinthians 2:1-2). Paul determined not to preach anything but

“Christ crucified,” because nothing but “the message of the cross” is the power of God to

salvation.

Have you ever asked yourself whether God really loves you? And considered how

you can know with certainty that he does? Perhaps there are many answers to that

question. But Romans 5:6-11 says God…

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