The God Revealed at the Cross
1 Corinthians 1:17-25
How do you react to these religious statements?
What do they have in common?
– Divine beings created humanity in order for us to mine gold and other precious materials for them.
– God created us to test us, to see if good would triumph over evil.
– God created us so that we would give him glory.
What is glory?
The cross redefines…
Jesus shows us that God is Giver!
Therefore repent and believe the good news!
Common Objection: I don’t believe there is a god and I’m not sure I want one!
Recommended Reading: Colossians
How does Jesus shape:
our view of God
our view of ourselves
our view of ministry
our view of the world around us
Next Time: The Surprising God
Jesus is not the God of the pub discussion or the philosophy department. Exploiting the shock value of Jesus in evangelism!