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The Beautiful Story | Broken Beauty | Tim McConnell

The Beautiful Story | Broken Beauty | Tim McConnell

Oct 04, 2020

Passage: John 19:16-30

Preacher: Tim McConnell

Category: New Testament



Crucifixion. The cross of Christ is the lynchpin of history. Beauty was threatened by the curse and the fall, but the threat came to fruition on the shoulders of Jesus when He died on the cross. Here, at the cross, beauty is truly broken. There is nothing beautiful here. Ugliness and hatred win the day. We get to see what it truly looks like when God’s beauty is destroyed and we take over the world. Here at the cross is the distillation of the horror of human rebellion against God. The wages of sin is death. Still, even here, for those who know, a beautiful sacrifice is being made, for there is no greater love than this that a man should die for His brothers and sisters (John 15:13).


Can you find any beauty in 2020? God made the world beautiful. To philosophers, beauty can be a mystery. If you come along with us you will see beauty is the product of a beautiful God telling a beautiful story in a universe filled with awe-inspiring wonders. You too can play a part in The Beautiful Story of the marvelous love of God.