April 20, 2019

Why Did Jesus Have To Die?

Passage: "Greater love has no one than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." John 15:13

Why is there such concentration on the death of Jesus? What is
the difference between his death and the death of Socrates, or one
of the martyrs, or of a war hero? What did it achieve? What does it
mean when the New Testament says he died ‘for our sins’? Why did
he die for our sins? The answer in a nutshell is ‘because God loves