The fact that Jesus died by crucifixion is an integral aspect of God’s redemptive work. Appreciating the fullness of what Jesus endured for our sake is difficult for those whose social position shields them from personal experience or exposure to the fullness of the injustice of it all. Difficult, but not impossible. But we do …

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The Crucifixion is not simply about forgiveness, but about a creation that is profoundly ruined being remade by the power and action of God. “The Messiah came, not to a purified and enlightened world spiritually prepared for his arrival, but rather to a humanity no nearer to its original goodness than on the day Cain …

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