The Assignment: To convince someone that God did not forsake Jesus on the cross. Since I went to the trouble of putting this together, I thought that I would post it here too. It is a compilation of Scripture regarding the reconciliation that was accomplished through Christ’s death on the cross. I’m not sure the… Continue reading Forsaken?

Penal Substitionary Atonement

It was interesting encountering arguments about this in my reading this week. I learned that proponents of this atonement theory hold to it passionately. Legalism reads the scriptures of wrath and judgment through the lens of punishment and debt. Love reads the same scriptures with a lens that sees God’s determination for reconciliation. The wrath… Continue reading Penal Substitionary Atonement

Why Did Jesus Die?

I will be out for the next few days. I wanted to leave you with this over the weekend. I believe that you will find it full of truth, hope, and life. Happy Easter. Jesus’ coming and his death are the living expression of the unwavering and single-minded devotion of the Father to His dreams… Continue reading Why Did Jesus Die?