Good Friday Service – April 10, 2020
LENTEN MEDITATION Drawn to the Cross
Jesus’ Cross Is My Triumph Over Sin
I. Because of the cross, the Law can no longer condemn us
II. Because of the cross, Satan and hell have no power over us
NIV84 Colossians 2:13-15 When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your sinful nature, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, 14 having canceled the written code, with its regulations, that was against us and that stood opposed to us; he took it away, nailing it to the cross. 15 And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross.
Proper Preface for Lent (TLH p.25): Who on the tree of the cross didst give salvation unto mankind that, whence death arose, thence Life also might rise again; and that he who by a tree once overcame might likewise by a tree be overcome, through Christ our Lord…