Contributed by Rick Pendleton on May 20, 2008
Was the cross and all of its barbarism necessary or was there another way? It calls us to decide whether Jesus wa Liar, Lunatic or Lord.
Did Jesus Have To Die?
(The offense of the cross)
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
Did Jesus have to suffer and die?"
To say that it was necessary causes Christians no problem at all.
In fact, the story of the cross, or forgiveness of sins, of paying our ransom, or the just dying for the unjust...