Anticipation & Anguish of the Journey
March 28, 2010 Series: Journey to the Cross
Scripture: Matthew 16:21–16:23
• Anticipation of the Journey
• 1st Announcement to His disciples
Location: Caesarea Philippi
• 2nd Announcement to His disciples
Response: grief, fear, not understanding
• 3rd Announcement to His disciples
Location: near Jerusalem, maybe Jericho
Response: no connection, not grasping
• Anguish of the Journey
• Lament for His people
• Distress of His Cup
Gethsemane = olive press
Next steps in our journey:
• Be reminded of the inseparable love of Christ.
• Be encouraged with the grace of God.
• Daily deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow Jesus.
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep,
to gain what he cannot lose.” ~Jim Elliot~