What does the cross of Christ have to do with Christian’s today?

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Come quickly, Lord Jesus.
I know that the cross has to do with our death in Christ, God identified/joined us with Christ on his cross. It is the basic’s to who we are in Christ, we are dead in the Lord Jesus and like as Christ was raise from the dead so we have been too to walk in newness of life.

I am wondering, from the beginning of the New Life experience to the grave, or rapture, what do we have to do with the cross, do we derive benefits from it today.

Discuss among yourselves.