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THE BURNING BUSH DOMINION CHURCH INC.
Date: Sunday, February 7th, 2021
Topic: THE LANGUAGE OF THE CROSS 2
Bible Reading: Luke 23:39-43
📖39….”And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us.
📖40….But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation?
📖41….And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amiss.
📖42….And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.
📖43….And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.”
🔥I think some believers that are always condemning the Church and men of God, need to read this episode of how an unbeliever defended Jesus on the Cross, and it yielded him answer to his first prayer to Jesus. The prayer was expressly answered by Jesus, because he was still on the altar called the Cross, as he was establishing the divine hospital. There were two thieves crucified along side Jesus, but one, like some Church members, was laughing at Jesus. But the other malefactor rebuked him…Luke 23:39-41. After the rebuke, he immediately prayed Jesus in verse 42 to remember to take him to his kingdom when he got there. The man asked Jesus for this favour because he must have learnt from David that fighting for God, promotes.
🔥🔥The creation of a divine hospital became inevitable because, after the serpent met with Adam and Eve by a tree, God lost both of them. For God to regain them back from Satan the serpent, God had to also fix a meeting with humanity on a tree. The name of the tree is the CROSS. At the end of this meeting, Christianity was formed. While the meeting between Satan and the first parents (Adam and Eve), produced death, which made Satan to indwell them, the meeting between man and God at the Cross tree, deposited divinity into humanity…Galatians 2:20; Colossians 1:27.
🔥🔥🔥So, Jesus used the thief as an index case to establish and test the potency of the Cross as the divine hospital. But as soon as the blood of the sacrificial lamb, the Lord Jesus Christ, was spilled on the Cross, it began to speak in diverse ways. It spoke forgiveness in Luke 23:34, and those that crucified him were let go. It speaks to God for help whenever we are in desperation…Matthew 27:45-46. It speaks love and care. Hence even at death, Jesus was able to have compassion, give attention, and reciprocated the love Mary gave to him, as a mother does, by keeping her safe in apostle John’s hands in John 19:26-27. The Cross also speaks safety of our future (Luke 24:46), and accomplishment (John 19:30). Beloveth, we are made, no matter the raging of the enemies.
🙏Heavenly Father, use your wealth of mercy and compassion to heal those railing and raining condemnation on your Church and servants today, in Jesus’ name.
🙏🙏O Lord, may your presence in me, as a result of divinity entering into humanity, ever be my help in times of needs, in Jesus’ name.
🙏🙏🙏Dependable Redeemer, whatever be the language of the Cross, I appropriate all upon your Church for total healing of all members, in Jesus’ name.
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