Cross


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The cross is foolishness to those who don’t believe. It was true in the first century and still true today. Perhaps that’s why some preachers try to make the gospel more palatable to those who consider themselves above it. However, it’s the very point of victory over sin, the transaction for the redemption of mankind, and the specific reason Christ came to earth. On numerous occasions, the early church leaders got push-back concerning the gospel from philosophers and Jews who considered themselves advanced in knowledge. But, this is how Paul described it:

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God…for the Jews request a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and the Greeks foolishness…because the foolishness of God is wiser…

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