In Part One we were discussing that Christ defeats evil and takes away our sin (separation from him) on the cross – it has been removed as far as the east is from the west! The world is still broken because of sin. It does not reflect the eternal state of peace that it will one day when Jesus returns and Yahweh’s final judgement takes place. In the meantime we are to reflect Jesus’ self-sacrificial love to others, put on display the peace of our Eternal God in as much as is possible through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and to remember that we battle not against flesh and blood, but against evil spiritual forces (Ephesians 6:12) at work in the world and hearts of people who do evil acts.
Another thing religion has misunderstood about the wrath involved in the cross is who was pouring…
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