The Cross in Four Words

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ISBN: 9781784985226



Freedom, forgiveness, justice, and purpose. We long for them in our lives and in the world. The cross delivers them!
Yet sometimes we are so familiar with the cross that it loses its impact on us. We forget that Jesus’ death on the cross and his resurrection are the most important events in human history and our lives. The cross is the fulfillment of God’s salvation plan, promised from the dawn of time. It is central to the Bible, central to our faith, and central to the meaning and purpose of our lives.
This foundational book looks at passages from both the Old and New Testaments to sum up the victory of the cross in four words: freedom, forgiveness, justice, and purpose, and what that means for us personally.
Marvel at the cross afresh and be moved to love and serve the Lord Jesus with renewed zeal and joy.
This short yet profound book is a very useful discipleship tool. It can be read individually, in pairs, or in small groups.

Editorial Reviews

If we forget the cross—or fail to understand our desperate need of its reconciling work—we will lose our joy. The Cross in Four Words redirects our gaze to “Christ crucified,” reminding us of the love that bore our sin so that we might experience true freedom, forgiveness, justice, and purpose. This helpful book will refresh your heart and renew your mind in the wonder of such a great salvation.

This is a really helpful book that I will be sharing widely. I read it in a single sitting and took a lot of notes.Whether you find the cross of Christ a bit of puzzle or you want your heart to be filled with wonder all over again, The Cross in Four Words is a great book to go to. It’s short and simple, but it takes us deep into the heart of the mystery of God’s reconciling love.The idea that God’s wrath against our sin has to be poured out on his own Son is despised and ridiculed today. Yet it is the non-negotiable heart of the Christian gospel. In this book this great central truth is both defended and gloried in. It will sharpen your thinking and warm your heart. Highly recommended.



Kevin DeYoung is the Senior Pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina. Kevin is married to Trisha and they have eight children. He is the author of a number of books including Just Do Something and What is the Mission of the Church? Richard Coekin is CEO of the London-wide Co-Mission church-planting network and Senior Pastor of Dundonald Church, one of Co-Mission’s churches in South West London. A renowned Bible teacher and the author of several books including Our Father and Ephesians For You, Richard is married to Sian and they have five children. Yannick Christos-Wahab was born and raised in London and now lives in Stockwell, south London, where he is Pastor of Stockwell Baptist Church. He is married to Kiitan and loves sports, theology and talking to people. 

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Weight 160 g
Dimensions 191 × 124 × 10 mm

DeYoung, Kevin, (Author), Coekin, Richard, Yannick Christos-Wahab, (Author, Author)

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The Good Book Company (2020), 96 pages

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