What Does the Cross Signify?
38After these things Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus, and Pilate gave him permission. So he came and took away his body. 39 Nicodemus also, who earlier had come to Jesus by night, came bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds in weight.40 So they took the body of Jesus and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as is the burial custom of the Jews. 41 Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had yet been laid. 42 So because of the Jewish day of Preparation, since the tomb was close at hand, they laid Jesus there.
What does the cross signify?
The cross reveals Jesus’ glory
So Jesus is worthy of all our devotion
As you consider Jesus’ death on the cross, what does it signify for you? Are you able to see Jesus’ glory and beauty and love revealed there?
What are your main motivations for living the Christian life? What might it look like in your experience to do something for Jesus just because He’s worthy?