Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on Matthew 27:46-53.

“Heaven and Hell Break Loose”    Matthew 27:46-53

I.   The ____________________________has come—for Jesus. 

A. The end of Jesus is the end of the world in miniature. 

1. Darkness (v.45).

2. Torn curtain (v.51). 

3. Earthquake (v.51).

4. Resurrection (vv.52-53).

B. Jesus interprets His death as abandonment by God, or hell (v.46). 

1. “The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve and to give His life as a ________________for many” (Matthew 20:28).

2.  “Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will” (Matthew 26:39).  Jesus chooses to drink the cup of God’s _____________, which was reserved for God’s _________________ (Psalm 75:8; Isaiah 51:17; John 18:11).

II.  _______________ has come--for us.

A. Darkness and apocalyptic signs are not the last word, _____________ is.

B. Jesus will emerge from His Judgment Day to an immortal, ______________ life, for Himself and for the world. 

C. The Father gives His Son Jesus the cup of _____________; Jesus gives us the cup of ___________________.  “This cup is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins” (Matthew 26:28).