I believe that Jesus' death (his punishment) is a substitute for our death (our punishment) which allows us into heaven--Jesus paid the price for our sins. I also believe that this substitutionary ...
I wonder, how does the suffering of Jesus/God show love. I cannot believe that Jesus suffered to forgive our sins. If God is love, God doesn't need to make a terrible sacrifice to forgive our sins. ...
What is the purpose of Jesus suffering? Suppose that Jesus represents god, why does god need to suffer? It doesn't make sense to me that it is for the sake of forgiving us, because I hope god forgives ...
Why is there such an emphasis on Jesus's suffering - particularly by the Catholic Church? [duplicate]
It seems too me that the suffering of Jesus is over magnified. I mean so many people have suffered tremendously for years. Like handicapped/sick people, prisoners, holocaust victims etc. I don't ...
Does suffering in this life really matter? How can suffering from natural causes be reconciled with an omnimax god? Both answers above contain the major theme of God refining us, making us more like ...
I have read that it's more or less accepted that Jesus did suffer on the cross. What I do not understand is whether or not He suffered all possible sufferings. Imagine a war hero captured and ...
Possible Duplicate: How to answer “Why does evil and suffering exist?” Doing some study at the moment, one of the questions has provoked a few thoughts between me and my wife but we have no ...
Having a bit of holiday over Christmas and New Year I'm going over some notes I've made of topics I want to look at. One such question regards the use of terminology such as "Jesus took our illnesses ...