Resources tagged: Atonement
The Father was silent as His Son died, but as soon as Jesus' lips fell silent the Father spoke by profound deeds.
The final saying of Jesus on the cross indicates that communion was restored, having accomplished our salvation.
Jesus knew that the Old Testament Scripture was approaching final completeness when He exclaimed "It is finished."
When considering Christ's crucifixion we are to strive to avoid the two extremes of being too sentimental or too doctrinal.
Jesus replies to the thief's requiest in abundant mercy and superlative blessing that the earth had not yet known.