john12_32scriptThe crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the Cross did not stop people from following and believing in Him. Rather, it did the opposite, it drew people to Him. He was nailed to the Cross and lifted up. This caused all kinds of people, not absolutely everyone, but a people from every nation, tribe and language, to be drawn to Him. He is, and forever will be, the desire of all nations.

To die on a cross was the greatest form of humiliation. They made a spectacle out of Him, but He humbled himself, in obedience. He was even willing to die on a cross (Phil.2:8). He died like a common criminal, He was lifted up on a cross into the air. In His indignity and shame, He is highly exalted and honoured and is the name above every other name (Phil. 2:9).

His unfailing promise:

Today, a great number of people from the nations of the earth are the followers of Jesus Christ. They have been saved, by grace, through faith in Jesus Christ. Till this day, His fame and name still draws crowds of people. He is the centre of attraction in all the earth. People still hear about Him and believe in Him every day. His promise is established forever (Revelation 11:15).

© Ruth DicksonUK #RuthDicksonUK  #ChristianAuthor

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