Joy is Ours

Series: Easter Eggs

Joy is Ours

March 26, 2023 | David McQueen

Passage: Matthew 27:45-54

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Easter Eggs

Joy is Ours

Text: Matthew 27:45-54 (p. 834)

God chose to make the world completely   during the last 3 hours Jesus was on the cross. Why?

  That's what   feels like. Abandoned. Disowned. On our own. Full of Fear. Lack of peace.

I wonder if the last moments on the cross were different than we think. Jesus cried out in   to His Father, Why have you forsaken me?

And the Father answered by turning on the lights. I wonder if the last thing Jesus saw on the cross was the light   the darkness.

And it brought such joy to His heart that He let out the greatest   of joy ever given. (Ps. 32:11)

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the   set before him endured the cross. Hebrews 12:2

Jesus died that we might   in joy.

And the way we give   to Jesus is to actually   in the joy He paid the greatest price to offer.

When Jesus shouted, the Father grabbed that curtain that was 60ft. high, 4 inches thick, and He tore it like a child tearing a tissue, shouting He has made a way for humans to come into his   (Heb. 10:19-22)

Jesus died not that we might have   of joy. Jesus died that we might   in joy. (Ps. 16:11)

In the midst of anything in life - in the midst of grief, in the midst of what is angering, in the midst of the unknown and uncertainty - i can come into the Father's   and I can be confident that every promise He has made He is fulfilling and will fulfill. (1 Thess. 5:16-24)

And this alone brings  

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