A Good Crucifixion? (Excerpt from A Place For Weakness by Michael Horton)
As we reflect on the death of Christ this Holy Saturday, let us consider this selection from A Place For Weakness by Michael Horton.
A Good Crucifixion?
If we ever question — and if you haven’t yet, you will — the reliability of that famous assurance that “for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28), we have before us a dilemma. How could the incarnation, suffering, humiliation, and eventual death of the Son of God be explained in anything but tragic terms? Who among us was least deserving of his lot in life? And yet, unlike most instances of our suffering in the world, in this case we know not only that, but how and why all things worked together for our good in…