In this era, filled with action movies, violent video games, and incessant news reports of violence, it’s hardly surprising that the term ‘blood’ often conjures negative associations such as violence, terrorism, war, suffering, and wrath. This perspective might explain why some preachers assert that God tortured, abused, and killed Christ.…
Forgiveness of sins and sacrifices are core to both religions. In Judaism, forgiveness never depended on the act of killing an animal. The God of the living does not take pleasure in death (Ezekiel 33:11) because death is the very opposite of what God is: life. Instead, the sacrifices symbolized generosity, dedication, celebration, peace, forgiveness, etc.
In this article I critique David Platt’s interpretation of Matthew 27:46, which posits that God the Father killed God the Son, expelling Him from the Trinity. This article explores alternative perspectives on this verse, dissecting its theological implications and offering fresh insights into the nature of Jesus’ crucifixion and the dynamics within the Godhead.
Two Sacrificial Offerings in the Hebrew Scriptures That Will Completely Revise How You View Forgiveness of Sins
Discover the two sacrificial offerings in the Hebrew Scriptures that challenge our conventional understanding of forgiveness of sins. This exploration will provide a fresh perspective on how these ancient practices can inform our approach to sin and redemption today.
Let’s explore the significance of blood and covenants in understanding the Gospel message. These foundational elements symbolize the bond between God and humanity, illustrating the depth of divine commitment, the power of sacrifice, and the transformative nature of redemption.