“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

10/03/2024 – Evening Service: The emotional life of our Lord Jesus Christ – Now My soul is troubled

Bible Readings:

Hebrews 9:11 – 28

John 12:12 – 43

Sermon Outline:

John 12:27–28 (NKJV)

27 “Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour.

28 Father, glorify Your name.” Then a voice came from heaven, saying, “I have both glorified it and will glorify it again.”

I The Son’s trouble

Galatians 3:13 (NKJV)

13 Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”),

II The Father’s promise

Matthew 3:17 (NKJV)

17 And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”

Matthew 17:5 (NKJV)

5 While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them; and suddenly a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Hear Him!”

III The abundant fruit

John 12:24 (NKJV)

24 Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.

John 12:32 (NKJV)

32 And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself.”

John 12:31 (NKJV)

31 Now is the judgment of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.

Christ suffered in Hi ssoul the dradful torments of a person condemend and irretrievably lost.

John Calvin

If Christ’s soul had experienced no punishment He would have been only a Redeemer fo rthe body.

John Calvin

Through God loved Christ as a Son He frowned upon Him as a Surety.

Matthew Henry