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What held Jesus to the cross?

Matthew 27:40; Mark 15:31

Was it:

1.    A lack of friends despondent

a.    Matthew 26:56 all forsook him

b.    Did Jesus just give up?

2.    Lack of Power Luke 23:39

3.    Publicity stunt Passover Plot

4.    Nails in His hands John 20:25

It was:

1.    Submission to the Father

a.    Matthew 26:39

b.    Luke 23:46

2.    Dedication to His purpose

a.    Ephesians 3:11

3.    Joy before Him

a.    Hebrews 12:1-2

4.    Our sins

a.    Romans 5:8

b.    1 Corinthians 15:3

c.    Hebrews 6:6


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