Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

Whatever suffering Jesus endured in the Garden of Gethsemane, it did not atone for our sin. That happened entirely on the cross.

Key Points:

  • From the Beginning, the Penalty of Sin is Death
  • In Old Testament Sacrifices, Death Was Required to Atone for Sin
  • Only Jesus Death Could Pay for Sin Once and for All

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. Read Genesis 2:16-17. What is the link between sin and death?
  4. Read Romans 6:23. What is the link between sin and death?
  5. Explain how the Old Testament sacrificial system solidified the link between sin and death.
  6. Read Romans 5:6-8. What does the death of Jesus demonstrate?
  7. Read Colossians 2:14-15. What did Jesus’ death on the cross accomplish?
  8. Based on this conversation, why do you think Christians make such a big deal out of the cross?
  9. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.