No Ordinary Death: Jesus Christ, The Propitiation For Our Sins

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007

Perhaps James Denny put it best when he said, "The simplest word of faith is the deepest word of theology: Christ died for our sins."
There is no way this side of eternity we will ever be able to fully understand the words of our Lord recorded in Matthew 27:46: "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" As the mob mocked him, and while the thief who was crucified next to him hurled insults at him, our Lord's thoughts turned not to his own physical anguish or the ridicule he faced from onlookers. His mind was on something far different from that of most dying men–his dying lament was the anguish he felt at being estranged from his heavenly ...

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