Jesus experienced severe, physical pain. It’s easy to gloss over this, but no other religion has a god who suffers physically. Indeed, that would be a picture of weakness, not power – why would anyone want to worship a suffering God?
Well, I would.
Just preaching that ‘Jesus died on the cross because of our sin’ can be dangerous: here are three other aspects of the cross that wounded people need to hear.
Link is also here https://www.christiantoday.com/article/preaching-the-cross-to-wounded-people/131317.htm?fbclid=IwAR1-ve2uCeH2JCl3YHc2ytxyZV55Y4VFxum9dxwNrp6Y8N1Kz1y-1qDtuLI
P.S. I’ve been terrible at writing regular newsletters, but I’m planning on sending one in the next few days.