Message: Grace, leading to resurrection
Text: Philippians 2:1-11
~9-11 Jesus will be the ultimate Judge
~1-5 Humble yourselves, like…
~6-8 Jesus humbled Himself…God limited Himself.
Notice: the trial before the Sanhedrin court; the judgment and sentencing before Pilate and Herod; the Roman soldiers as they beat and tortured Jesus, as they and the Jews mocked Him as He hung on the cross, slapped Him, pulled out His beard; His closest friends as most of them deserted Him and denied Him
C.S. Lewis, “For the real question is not what are we to make of Christ, but what is He to make of us? The picture of a fly sitting deciding what it is going to make of an elephant has comic elements about it."
~A covenant with God was broken when Adam and Eve sinned, and when we sinned, and separation from God is the result. Jesus paid the price required to bridge the separation and make us right with God again. We must humbly accept…grace.