The Wonderful Power of the Cross

Christians worldwide have blessed themselves with the Sign of the Cross for centuries. The cross is the central symbol of the Christian faith. But what exactly did Jesus Christ do to save us from our sins? Why was the cross necessary, and what does it mean for us today?

“For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel, not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of no effect. For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” The First Epistle of Saint Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians—1 Corinthians 1:17-18

Savior: What the Bible Says about the Cross

The Bible uses many images to understand the meaning of Jesus’ death and resurrection, and de Vega guides us through these images to achieve a richer understanding of the Christian faith. By exploring the mystery of salvation through the cross, we can deepen our love for God and others and strengthen our commitment to follow Jesus.

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Illustrated Study Bible

The Illustrated Study Bible brings Scripture’s message to life by giving readers an entirely new visual study experience. Hundreds of information-rich windows to the Bible world instantly communicate foundational truths and complex information in an understandable, compelling way for today’s visual generation.

The who, what, where, when, and why of the Bible come alive with stunning photos, illustrations, infographics, and full color maps integrated seamlessly with background material, study notes, and theme articles. 

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The Sign of the Cross: Recovering the Power of the Ancient Prayer

Drawing on the fascinating history of the sign of the cross, Ghezzi reveals six dynamic truths of the spiritual life that God gives. The Sign of the Cross brings forth an opening to God, renewal of baptism, mark of discipleship, acceptance of suffering, defense against the devil, and victory over self-indulgence. 

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The Jeremiah Study Bible: What It Says. What It Means. What It Means For You

Help Me Believe in the Power of the Cross: Lord’s Supper Meditations

Often in our observance we refer to the story of the cross. Yet one key point overlooked at times is how the role of Jesus and the cross was purposed, planned, pictured, prophesied, and predicted throughout the Old Testament. The power of the types, shadows, and prophecies of Jesus may take deeper digging into the ancient words, but the deeper we dig, the deeper will be our faith in our risen Savior.

This book has been written as an evidentiary tool to assist both the casual reader and those who guide our thoughts and minds at the Lord’s Table. It will help others see and appreciate the faint portrait God had been painting of Jesus through the pens of the patriarchs all the way to the prophets. These concise messages and meditations are written to be read publicly or as a weekly devotional. The teachings within will enrich both individuals and congregations. By reading these 53 messages, you will be in greater awe of the love and eternal plan of God to save mankind through the ages.

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NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind even the most familiar stories of Scripture. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Every page of this personal size NIV Bible is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of biblical times. These fascinating explanations will serve to clarify your study of the Scriptures, reinforcing your confidence and bringing difficult passages of Scripture into sharp focus.

The Bible was originally written to an ancient people removed from us by thousands of years and thousands of miles. The Scriptures include subtle culturally based nuances, undertones, and references to ancient events, literature and customs that were intuitively understood by those who first heard the texts read. For us to truly understand the Scriptures as they did, we need a window into their world and language.

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The Way of the Cross

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Hope from the Cross: Reflections on Jesus’ Seven Last Words

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The Cross of Jesus

In The Cross of Jesus, the result is an enduring, bracingly forthright meditation on the meaning of suffering, the mystery of Christ’s death, and the accomplishment of our salvation.

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Witness at the Cross

Amy-Jill Levine shows how the people at the cross each have distinct roles to play. Each Evangelist presents a distinct picture of the death of Jesus. Each portrays different individuals and groups of people at the cross, each offers different images and dialogues, and so from each, we learn how those meanings and messages cross the centuries to any who would come to the cross today.

The Power of the Cross: Good Friday Sermons from the Papal Preacher

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Struggle to the Cross: A Lenten Study for Individuals and Groups

A Lenten study by best-selling author and United Methodist Bishop Sharma D. Lewis.

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Toward the Cross

Jesus told would-be followers to count the cost. The chapters and daily readings in this book help you do that by developing a disciple’s perspective on yourself, others, and things. They encourage you to let go of the past, guilt, and things that weigh you down and cling tightly to Christ in genuine discipleship.

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Walking the Way of the Cross for Caregivers: How to Cope Practically, Emotionally, and Spiritually When Your Loved One Is Seriously Ill

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Building Blocks of Faith: A Pocket Guide to the Stations of the Cross

Charming Catholic friends Fulton and Cynthia return in this enthralling comic book to take children back in time to walk the way of our Lord’s Cross. The glorious and endearing Lego-set photos will help readers of all ages to enter into these classic meditations on Jesus’ Passion and death in an entirely new way.

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The Cross & The Beatitudes

2017 Reprint of 1952 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition software. Originally published in 1937, this work discusses the correlation of Christ’s early teachings—The Sermon on the Mount—and His dying words on the cross—The Seven Last Words.

Saint John of the Cross: Master of Contemplation

Saint John of the Cross is the Church’s premier teacher on contemplative prayer. Catholic tradition even calls him the Mystical Doctor. The sixteenth-century Carmelite priest not only wrote four massive treatises on the spiritual life, along with some of the finest poetry in the Spanish language, but also worked alongside Teresa of Ávila in renewing the Carmelite order. Thérèse of Lisieux claimed she found no other spiritual reading that could satisfy her soul like John of the Cross.

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Final Words From the Cross

In life and in death, Jesus’ words were powerful and meaningful. Despite the serious effort and increased pain required for Jesus to speak as he hung on the cross, Jesus spoke seven “final words”—statements that have much to teach us about Jesus, his Father, and ourselves.

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The Wonderful Power of the Cross