Presentation on theme: "They Gave Him A Crown. To Mock His Authority Matthew 27:27-29 He Wore It To Show Us A Better Kingdom. –Romans 14:17 We Are Guilty of Mocking His Authority."— Presentation transcript:
To Mock His Authority Matthew 27:27-29 He Wore It To Show Us A Better Kingdom. –Romans 14:17 We Are Guilty of Mocking His Authority –When We Live With Hypocrisy –When We Reject The Church He Built –When We Refuse To Share The Gospel
To Amplify His Pain Matthew 27:30-31, Mark 15:19-20 He Wore It As Part Of His Sacrifice We Each Must Endure Our Own Thorns –James 1:12 Consider The Contrast: –The Thought & Effort The Soldiers Made To Inflict Pain –The Thought & Effort Jesus Made To Bring Comfort
To Show His Weakness John 19:1-6 He Wore It In The Strength of His Love. –Romans 5:6-11 He Was Greatly Rewarded For His Sacrifice. –Revelation 6:2, Hebrews 2:7 Have I Put On This Kind of Love In My Heart?
Why Did Jesus Endure This? Jesus wore the crown of thorns so that you and I can wear the crown of life. –James 1:12
Because of Jesus Christ… We Can Have Redemption Like A Crown –Zechariah 9:16-17 We Can Have Brethren Like A Crown –1 Thessalonians 2:19 We Can Have Salvation Like A Crown of… –Righteousness & Life (2 Tim. 4:7-8, James 1:12) –Imperishable Honor (1 Corinthians 9:25) –Unfading Glory (1 Peter 5:4) –Hope To Conquer Our Fears (Revelation 2:10) Only If We Crown Him In Our Hearts –Acts 22:16