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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

Matthew 16:21-23

Location: Caesarea Philippi

Response: opposition

• 2nd Announcement to His disciples

Matthew 17:22-23

Location: Galilee

Response: grief, fear, not understanding

• 3rd Announcement to His disciples

Matthew 20:18-19

Location: near Jerusalem, maybe Jericho

Response: no connection, not grasping
• Anguish of the Journey

• Lament for His people

Matthew 23:37-39

• Distress of His Cup

Matthew 26:36-46

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~

More in Journey to the Cross

April 4, 2010

Culmination & Victory of the Journey

March 21, 2010

Origin & Necessity of the Journey