Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
1 Peter 2:24
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.
Not every culture refers to Good Friday as “good”. To the casual observer, God being crucified cruelly on a cross is not a good thing. The day when God the Son chose to be rejected by God the Father in order to save the entire world is not adequately described by the word “good” either.
In His justice and righteousness, our Holy God exacted a punishment and a consequence for sin. The wages…
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