First Principles – The Cross
Lesson Preached by Mike Underhill on October 30, 2013

Notes & Scriptures

1. The Passion Account

Read Matthew 26:31; Matthew 28:10

Suggested Reading Intervals:
Mat 26:31-35
Mat 26:36-46
Mat 26:47-56
Mat 26:57-68
Mat 26:69-75
Mat 27:1-10
Mat 27:11-26
Mat 27:27-31
Mat 27:32-44
Mat 27:45-56
Mat 27:57-61
Mat 27:62-66
Mat 28:1-10

2. Physical Death

Read the medical account of Jesus’ physical death.

3. Personal Responsibility

A. Remember that there were many others who died by crucifixion in the first century. It was not that Jesus was physically crucified that makes Him unique; it was that He was crucified for you, in your place. He died on the cross for you.

B. Romans 3:23

C. Isaiah 59:1-2

D. Matthew 27:46

E. Share the sins that you committed before being baptized and your feelings of being forgiven at baptism. Ask the person with whom you are studying to share and confess their sins.

F. Isaiah 53:4-6 (substitute your name).

G. If possible immediately after this study watch either The Cross or The Passion video.