Apr 3, 2015 Edition

The Weight of the Cross

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A Broadcast with R.C. Sproul

So great was the physical weight of Jesus' cross that the Roman soldiers had to enlist Simon of Cyrene to help Him carry it (Matt. 27:32). Yet the physical weight of the cross cannot be compared to the weight of sin that Jesus carried to Calvary. Dr. R.C. Sproul looks at the weight of sin and God's wrath that Jesus bore as the sinless substitute for His people, explaining that Good Friday is good because in bearing this weight, Christ takes it off of us when we trust in Him alone for salvation.

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R.C. & Lee

R.C. Sproul

R.C. Sproul (1939–2017) was known for his ability to winsomely and clearly communicate deep, practical truths from God’s Word. He was founder of Ligonier Ministries, founding pastor of Saint Andrew’s Chapel, first president of Reformation Bible College, and executive editor of Tabletalk magazine.

Lee Webb

Lee Webb is known for his tenured career in television journalism. He now serves as the daily host of Renewing Your Mind. He is also an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church in America.


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