Mack walks on the dock with Jesus. After all that he has been through Mack struggles to see God as a loving creator and protector. Why does evil happen in the world?
What comfort can the Law bring? Not much. The only comfort in the Law is that Jesus kept it all for us perfectly. No, the Law doesn’t offer comfort for our souls, but it does offer guidance and possibly necessary change for our lives. Jesus is the greatest agent for change the world has ever seen!
Jesus came to die for the sins of the world. This is clear from the Gospel accounts. How much did the Old Testament Christians know? If they read through Isaiah 53 it was as if they were standing at the foot of the cross, watching the suffering servant die for their sins. They were the first witnesses of the resurrection. There is good reason that Isaiah is known as the 5th gospel!
Why did Jesus have to die? It was because I am a sinner. This wasn’t a new thought. Jesus’ passion and death was the ultimate fulfillment of every Old Testament sacrifice. Watch to learn more.