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

The cross is more than just the way Jesus died. Christians honor the cross because there Jesus secured our eternal salvation.

Key Points:

  • For Mormons, the Cross Is Taboo
  • In the Old Testament, Sin Always Required Death
  • The New Testament Puts Tremendous Emphasis on the Cross
  • The Cross Is a Source of Hope to Believers
  • Christians Do Not Worship the Cross

See Also: Tags

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. What was your attitude toward the cross when you were LDS?
  4. Explain the connection between the cross and the Old Testament sacrifices.
  5. Read 1 Peter 2:24-25. How does this explain the importance of the cross?
  6. Why is Jesus the perfect sacrifice for our sins?
  7. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Clarifying Salvation After Mormonism series.