This message doesn’t focus on the cross where Jesus died, but on the cross where we must die.
Many believe and preach the first cross but deny the second cross.
Instead of a throne for the one they call Lord they have a throne for self and Jesus is the one who has to bow down at that throne and do what they what him to do.
Gal 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Luke 9:23 Then he said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. 24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it.'