Eight Questions About The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

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Eight Questions and answers from Scripture, about Jesus Christ and Him Crucified.

1. For whom did Christ die?

Christ is said to have died for “sinners” and for the “ungodly,” and that God’s “enemies” are reconciled to Him by the death of His Son.

Romans 5:6, 8, 10 NKJV
For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. [8] But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. [10] For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.

2. For what reason did He die?

“Our sins.” “He died for our sins according to the Scriptures.”

1 Corinthians 15:3 NKJV
For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,

3. Why did Jesus Christ come into the world?

To “put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.”

Hebrews 9:26 NKJV
He then would have had to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now, once at the end of the ages, He has appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.

“He was manifested to take away our sins.”

1 John 3:5 NKJV
And you know that He was manifested to take away our sins, and in Him there is no sin.

4. Did God have anything to do with Jesus death for sin?

He made “His soul an offering for sin.”

Isaiah 53:10 NKJV
Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise Him; He has put Him to grief. When You make His soul an offering for sin, He shall see His seed, He shall prolong His days, And the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in His hand.

“He made Him to be sin for us.”

2 Corinthians 5:21 NKJV
For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

“God sending His Son… by a sacrifice for sin, condemned sin in the flesh.”

Romans 8:3 NKJV
For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh,

5. Did Jesus Christ die willingly?

“He gave Himself for our sins.”

Galatians 1:3-5 NKJV
Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, [4] who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, [5] to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

6. What did Jesus do with our sins?

“Jesus bore the sins of many.”

Isaiah 53:12 NKJV
Therefore I will divide Him a portion with the great, And He shall divide the spoil with the strong, Because He poured out His soul unto death, And He was numbered with the transgressors, And He bore the sin of many, And made intercession for the transgressors.

“Jesus offered to bear the sins of many.”

Hebrews 9:28 NKJV
so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation.

7. Where did Jesus bear our sins?

“In His own body on the tree.”

1 Peter 2:24-25 NKJV
who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness-by whose stripes you were healed. [25] For you were like sheep going astray, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

8. Is it necessary for Jesus to repeat the act?

“Christ died for sins once.”

1 Peter 3:18 NKJV
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit,

Offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Hebrews 10:12 NKJV
But this Man, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand of God,

Hebrews 10:16-17 NKJV
“This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, says the LORD: I will put My laws into their hearts, and in their minds I will write them,” [17] then He adds, “Their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.”

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