Sermon: “50 Reasons Why Christ Suffered and Died” Part IV

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Sermon Notes
Scripture: Romans 6:5-10
“50 Reasons Why Christ Suffered and Died”
Part IV


Based on: “The Passion of Jesus Christ” by John Piper – available at Amazon

Reasons 31-40:
  1. So that we would die to the law and bear fruit for God. (Romans 7:4)
  2. To enable us to live for Christ and not ourselves. (2 Corinthians 5:15)
  3. To make His cross the ground of all our boasting. (Galatians 6:14)
  4. To enable us to live by faith in Him. (Galatians 2:20)
  5. To give marriage it’s deepest meaning. (Ephesians 5:25)
  6. To create a people passionate for good works. (Titus 2:14)
  7. To call us to follow His example of lowliness and costly living. (Philippians 2:5-8)
  8. To create a band of crucified followers. (Matthew 10:38)
  9. To free us from bondage to the fear of death. (Hebrews 2:14-15)
  10. So that we would be with Him immediately after death. (1 Thessalonians 5:10)

Which reason caught your eye this week? Which Bible passage touched your heart the most? This Easter, let us all come to Christ and celebrate as God would have us; rejoice in His salvation plan.