Sermons on The love of Christ

Sermons on The love of Christ

February 27: Surveying the Wondrous Cross

  Scripture: Psalm 27:11-14 and 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 When I survey the wondrous crossOn which the Princer of glory died;My richest gain I count but loss,And pour contempt on all my pride. Writing to the new Christian community in Corinth, Paul establishes the cross as the central paradox of the Christian faith.  It is hard for us in the twenty-first century to appreciate the impact his choice of metaphor must have had upon the ears of our first century ancestors. …