The Gospel, English, p. 11
STEP 3: REDEMPTION AND SATISFACTION:
CHRIST’S DEATH PAID IN FULL FOR OUR SINS, THEREBY SATISFYING GOD’S ANGER AND JUSTICE.
Since Jesus died in our place for our sins, God’s justice was satisfied. Jesus paid for all man’s sins, so any man who chooses to accept that payment will never have to experience the eternal wrath of God which must come upon all man’s sins.
Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise Him; He has put Him to grief. When thou [God the Father] shall make His [Jesus’] soul an offering for sin . . . He shall see the travail of His soul, and shall be satisfied. Isaiah 53:10-11
When Jesus therefore received the vinegar, He said, “It is finished,” and He bowed his head and gave up His Spirit. John 19:30
The phrase “It is finished” was actually an expression used in Rome in the time of Christ when a debt had been paid in full (Kittel, vol. VIII, pp. 57-60). When Jesus shouted this just before He died, He was indicating that He had made a perfect, complete and final payment for sin. (Also see Colossians 2:13-14).
The Account of All Sin PAID IN FULL
Abuse of the Environment, Adultery, Armed Robbery, Boastfulness, Cheating, Child Abuse, Drugs, Drunkenness, Exploiting the Poor, False Accuser, Greed, Homosexuality, Hurtful Words, Incest, Insults, Insurance Fraud, Jealousy, Judging before Gathering the Facts, Laziness, Lying, Lust, Murder, Offending Others’ Dignity, Provoking spite, Pornography, Pouting, Rape, Slander, Shoplifting, Starting Arguments, Temper Tantrums, Terrorism, Theft, Torture, Unkindness, Wasted life, War Crimes, Embezzlement,
How can Jesus’ death be so valuable that it can pay not only for all of your sins, but for all the sins of all men of all ages?
It is because . . .