Firstly I rightfully
do not endorse Christians trying to make money of the gospel, asking for money
or any of the supposedly Christian adds, for the Bibles, books, tapes listed
here for sale too.. Jesus said as you freely received so freely give.
Greedy Hirelings do not do this. http://groups.msn.com/AFOLLOWEROFCHRIST/advrt.msnw
(Isa 53:5 KJV) But he was wounded for our
transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our
peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
(1 Pet 2:24
KJV) Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that
we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye
A young man was at the end of his rope, seeing no way out, he
dropped to his knees in prayer
"Lord, I can't go on," he said. "I have
too heavy a cross to bear."
The Lord replied, "My son, if you can't
bear its weight, just place your cross inside this room.
that other door and pick out any cross you wish."
The man was filled
with relief and said, "Thank you Lord," and he did as he was told.
Upon entering the other room, he saw many crosses; some so large the
tops were not visible. Then, he spotted a tiny cross leaning against a far
"I'd like that one, Lord," he whispered. The Lord replied, "My
son, that is the cross you just brought in."
When life's problems seem
overwhelming, it helps to look around and see what other people are coping
with. You may consider yourself far more fortunate than you imagined.
You may have already
been in that room.
I know some of us have
Whatever your cross
Whatever your pain
There will always be sunshine
After the rain
Perhaps you may
Perhaps even fall
But God's always there
To help you
through it all
May God give you strength and
bear your own cross today and everyday
(Mat 10:38 KJV) And he that taketh not his cross, and
followeth after me, is not worthy of me.
(Mark 10:21 KJV)
Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest:
go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt
have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow
(Luke 9:23 KJV)
And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself,
and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
(Luke 14:27 KJV)
And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my
(Luke 23:26 KJV)
And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming
out of the country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it
(John 19:17 KJV)
And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull,
which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha:
(John 19:25 KJV)
Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister,
Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene.
(1 Cor 1:17 KJV)
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom
of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none
(1 Cor 1:18 KJV)
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us
which are saved it is the power of God.
(Gal 6:12 KJV) As
many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they constrain you to be
circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of
(Gal 6:14 KJV) But
God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by
whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the
(Eph 2:16 KJV) And
that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain
the enmity thereby:
(Phil 2:8 KJV) And
being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto
death, even the death of the cross.
(Phil 3:18 KJV)
(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping,
that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:
(Col 1:20 KJV)
And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all
things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things
(Col 2:14 KJV)
Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was
contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his
(Heb 12:2 KJV)
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that
was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at
the right hand of the throne of God.