Category: Comparative Religion

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John 3:16 and why it’s the greatest verse in the Bible

Our era has twisted the meaning of love. The culture acts as though real love is accepting whatever someone wants to do. No matter if it’s sinful. No matter if it’s harmful. We call that […]

Couldn’t God just forgive us? Why was the cross necessary?


A person might look at the crucifixion, look at what the Lord did on the cross, and wonder “Why was that the only way? Why was that necessary? Couldn’t God simply forgive us?”
This is an idea I’ve heard from Tim Keller before, and it’s an important idea on having a theology of forgiveness.