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A sacrifice could mean to get something bad you could avoid, but you choose to get for a good reason. Now, Jesus sacrifice is well described in Philippians 2:5-8 5 Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, 6 who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, 7 but made Himself of no reputation, taking the ...


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The basic story of the gospel is this: we, being sons and daughters of Adam, are sinners and because of our sin we deserve punishment from God because he is a just God. At the same time, Good loves us enough that he sent his own Son to both live the perfect life we could never live and to bare the punishment of our son, becoming the ultimate sacrifice. When ...


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He paid our sins by showing us that everything He has told us is, in fact, true and corect. That He can give up His life on the cross just to tell us that everything He taught us is right. If it is difficult for someone to surrender his life for something he claims as true, what more if not. He, on the day of His crucifixion, could have taken back His ...


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The sacrifice of Jesus was many things. It was a personal atonement for our sins, bringing salvation. But it is much, much more than only that. It was a propitiation. God's wrath was/is hot upon the human race, his sacrifice was a shedding of innocent blood to put away that wrath. It was for us, but it was directed toward God. God required innocent blood, ...


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Being crucified is so painful that the romans even offered pain killer before the cross. romans are not kind; if you don't think you know quite how painful this was, look it up. 2.you said: "To me, sacrifice would mean to act in the best interest of others when you know doing so could hurt you." This hurt Jesus and it reconciled us back to God(made us ...


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God sacrificed his only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to satisfy the debt we owe: Romans 6;23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life. If you choose not to accept his sacrifice, then you will pay the debt you owe with your life. However, your death will not be a sacrifice, it ...


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In Jesus' prayer at Gethsemane (Mt 26:39), we see that Jesus was not happy with his cross: Mt 26:39 (NIV) Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.” The fact that He was "sorrowful and troubled" (Mt 26:37) and said that his ...



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