The Word of Triumph
Do you ever feel defeated? Have you ever felt as if you were a failure at everything? School, work, marriage, parenting…? Do you ever feel defeated by sin? Like certain sins continue to beset you? Jesus took what looked like complete failure and turned it into total triumph!
In the Gospel of John, Jesus let out a triumphant cry from the cross that He had finished the work of salvation. This salvation is a finished work, yet we still have to respond to it. How can we respond to Christ’s finished work of salvation? The text gives three ways to respond to Christ’s finished work of salvation.