Significance Of Christ's Crucifixion
Most Relevant Verses
For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel-not with clever words, so that the cross of Christ will not be emptied [of its effect].
In fact, He was crucified in weakness, but He lives by God's power. For we also are weak in Him, yet toward you we will live with Him by God's power.
He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death-even to death on a cross.
and through Him to reconcile everything to Himself by making peace through the blood of His cross- whether things on earth or things in heaven.
He erased the certificate of debt, with its obligations, that was against us and opposed to us, and has taken it out of the way by nailing it to the cross.
He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree, so that, having died to sins, we might live for righteousness; by His wounding you have been healed.
[He did this so] that He might reconcile both to God in one body through the cross and put the hostility to death by it.
But as for me, I will never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
For to those who are perishing the message of the cross is foolishness, but to us who are being saved it is God's power.
Those who want to make a good showing in the flesh are the ones who would compel you to be circumcised-but only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Christ.