We continue our Lenten series on Fleming Rutledge’s outstanding book, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ (2015).
In this post we continue in chapter 3 on ‘The Question of Justice’. The question in view here is the relationship between the righteousness of God (justice, justification) and judgement (condemnation, destruction).
A couple of discussion questions: If you have suffered a grave injustice, what reactions and emotions went with it? What place did anger and a desire for justice have?
Christians are called to forgiveness. But what is forgiveness? How does it work? And how is it connected to…