EURO 2020

Like Euro 2020, the Christian story is also one of great expectations and hope of a great victory. But when Jesus arrived, he wasn’t the winner everyone expected. Was there more to the cross than defeat?

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What does football have to do with the gospel?

After waiting a year for Euro 2020, the hype is building. Who will make it to the final? Who will win?

The Christian story is also one of great expectations and hope of a great victory that would last forever, rather than just 4 years. But when Jesus finally arrived, there was no hype.

He wasn't the winner everyone expected, and eventually he became the loser everyone rejected. But why would the promised ultimate champion chose to die?

Is there more to the cross than defeat?

Possible Discussion Questions 

  • What do you think of Jesus' invitation? Nothing especially exciting, unfair or too good to be true?
  • How will you respond? Be specific and practical!

Related Bible Reference 

  • Isaiah 9:6
  • 1 Corinthians 15:57

Credits

Produced by Polly Standring

Polly Standring writes, films and edits faithful, relevant and quality videos for Go Chatter, and connects with Christian content-creators and churches. She loves being a Londoner, most outdoor sports and looking after her many plants.​

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