As Passover Approaches, Jesus Christ Approaches Jerusalem and The Cross – He Tells Us Why!

As Passover Approaches, Jesus Christ Approaches Jerusalem and The Cross – He Tells Us Why!

As Jesus touches you – blesses you – speaks to you – heals you – forgives you – feeds you – calls you – follow him, all the way – to Calvary and beyond. Jesus always leads the way – but look where Jesus is going. Jesus knew what was going to happen. Luke tells us he set his face resolutely – 9 verse 51 – to go up to Jerusalem. He is determined and will not be diverted. His mind is fixed firmly. The crisis of the cross looms. It is a pivotal point. The disciples are apprehensive as Jesus explains what he is going to experience. In Mark Chapter 10, Jesus tells us WHY – to give His life as a ransom for many – to buy people back from their fallen lost sinful condition. Jesus had come to save men from their sins – and Jesus knew He came to die. The ‘wise men’ who visited Bethlehem 33 years previously indicated that, by their gifts. This sets Jesus Christ apart from ‘the founder’ of every other religion – or faith community – as we hear mentioned frequently today. Jesus Christ is unique

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