Thursday, November 26, 2009
Saved From What?
Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. (1Timothy 1:15)
Just a quick question today - hoping for some feedback.
Jesus came into the world to save sinners - but from what do sinners need saving?
What was the Son of God doing on that cross?
In the Garden of Gethsemane; before Judas brought the mob and betrayed Him, Jesus prayed three times, "My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will." (Matthew 26:36-46)
What was in the cup that Jesus did not want to drink if there was any other way?